23 of the best
Excellent teachers and teaching teams at Sussex will be presented with awards next week.
Twenty-three Sussex Teaching Awards will be handed out to established academics, those in the first five years of their careers and those who excel as part of a team.
Students and staff were, in the summer term, invited to nominate for a teaching award exceptional individuals or teams in their school of study. Members of staff in Professional Services were also eligible, if they teach as part of their job.
The winners will be presented with their certificates at the 2011 Sussex Teaching and Learning Conference on Tuesday (20 September). They are:
Business, Management and Economics
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Careers and Employability Centre
- Established staff: Andy Howard
Education and Social Work
- Early career staff: Karen Gladwin
- Established staff: Barbara Crossouard
- Doctor of Education and Doctor of Social Work team: led by Pat Drake and Elaine Sharland
Engineering & Design
- Established staff: Diane Simpson-Little
History, Art History and Philosophy
- Early career staff: Alice Correia
- Established staff: Blay Whitby
Law, Politics and Sociology
- Established staff: Simon Morley
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Media, Film and Music
- Established staff: Richard de Visser
The nominations were judged against a range of criteria by the School Teaching and Learning Committees, whose recommendations were then agreed by the University Teaching and Learning Committee. The winners were all judged to excel in some or all of the following areas:
- challenging and inspiring teaching;
- innovation and interaction;
- support of student diversity;
- feedback to students;
- drawing on own research;
- enhancement of individual practice and support for colleagues.
For more information about the Sussex Teaching Awards, visit the Teaching and Learning Development Unit (TLDU) web pages.
This year's Teaching and Learning Conference takes place in Fulton from 9.30am to 3.45pm and will address the topic 'Extending the Learning Conversation'. For more information, visit the TLDU web pages.