Professor Anne Cummins, DVC (SLT) announces the winners of the 2014 Teaching Development Grants. The Awards and Grants Committee received 17 proposals, and the committee selected 11 projects for funding. The topics align with the strategic priorities of ACU and cover a wide range of initiatives.
The following 2014 ACU Teaching Development Grant proposals were successful:
Dr Simon Arnott and Dr Diane Jacob, Faculty of Health Sciences, Melbourne: Speech pathology student perceptions and experiences following a non-assessed residential care immersion.
Dr Robyn Bentley-Williams, Faculty of Education and Arts, Strathfield: Qualitative Reflective Moderation to Promote Student Learning.
Associate Professor Nerida Blair, Dr Nell Musgrove and Naomi Wolfe: Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in curriculum - for staff and students.
Brianna Chesser and Dr Heather Forrest, Thomas More Academy of Law, Melbourne: Implementation of a Problem-based Learning Curriculum in a Criminal law unit within the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) to contextualise student learning.
Associate Professor Scott Eacott, Faculty of Education and Arts, North Sydney: Enhancing Learning in Educational Administration through Dialogue: Collaborative online delivery (eLEAD)
Dr Michele Endicott, Faculty of Education and Arts, Brisbane: Facilitating development of students’ written communication skills by improving the quality of feedback on academic writing: a digital resource in the making.
Laura Miller, Dr Erin Conway, Dr Jenny Murphy, Cate Fitzgerald, Faculty of Health Sciences, Brisbane: Allied Health Professional Practice and Training.
Dr Genevieve Morris, Dr Santha James, Dr Tanya Uebergang, Dr Belinda Martinac, Faculty of Health Sciences, Melbourne: Fundamentals of Biology Learning Module.
Dr Jane Morrow and Kath Brundell, Faculty of Health Sciences, Melbourne: Enhancing midwifery student practice and remote student resources using ACU YouTube visual skills to improve higher education clinical outcomes.
Matthew Pink, Faculty of Health Sciences and IACE, Strathfield: Facilitating and evaluating enhanced learning quality through international community engagement: Tools and strategies for staff and students
Farida Saghafi, Stephen Guinea and Nicole Blake, Faculty of Health Sciences, North Sydney and Melbourne: Evaluating the effectiveness of an innovative simulation program designed to enhance clinical reasoning skills in final semester nursing students.