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Category Archives: Pedagogies
As established university-based lecturers, it is easy to forget how unnerving attending your first weeks at uni can be. This is particularly the case if, like me, a student is the first member of their family to make it … Continue reading
Long before I become an academic, I described myself as ‘an activist’. Though it is a vague term, most people associate it with left wing protest movements. While I would say that I have an affiliation with these movements, I … Continue reading
Since being awarded the Prime Minister’s Teacher of the Year Award, I have been lucky enough to be invited to deliver keynotes both in Australia and internationally. While the focus is generally on ‘what makes a good teacher’, invariably, the … Continue reading
Since receiving my teaching award, I have been lucky enough to be invited to attend conferences and universities all over the world… it is an amazing experience and I have never felt so lucky. My most recent travel was … Continue reading
In late November (2012) I was lucky enough to receive the Prime Minister’s University Teacher of the Year Award – see the nice awards in the photo! In giving me the award, the Office of Learning and Teaching described my philosophy of … Continue reading