Brookes Teaching Excellence Fellowship Awards 2016

  • Congratulations to the 2016 winners of a Brookes Teaching Excellence Fellowship.

    The Fellowships were awarded to:

    • Daniel Croft, Scholarly Communications and Research Team Leader, Learning Resources
    • ‘Reading lists and Constructive Alignment’. Daniel was awarded for his project to work across a range of modules at the university to turn reading lists into constructively aligned learning activities that directly contribute to students achieving the module learning outcomes. 

    • Dementia Simulation Team in HLS, Claire Merriman, Rozz McDonald, Toby Benn, Caroline Hardy, Tamsin Heatley
    • ‘Enhancing a Dementia Simulation Learning Programme’. The Dementia Simulation team were awarded for their innovative work in using high fidelity simulation-based education for healthcare students and professionals to help them better understand dementia and how to support people with dementia. Simulation based education is often delivered to small groups of learners, the aim of the dementia simulation team project is to evaluate the effectiveness of simulation based education for large groups of learners.  

    • Gina Dalton, Associate Dean (Student Experience), TDE and Roger Dalrymple, Programme Lead, School of Education, HSS 
    • ‘Staged interventions: Performance Skills for Lecturers’. Gina and Roger were awarded for their project to develop resources and interventions to develop the craft knowledge of lecturing. Their innovative project uses professional actors, performers and coaches to develop lecturers’ skills in capturing and maintaining students’ interest in the classroom.
    • Dr. Mark Austin, Programme Lead, School of the Built Environment, TDE
    • ‘Supporting Student Dissertations: A comparative study of a Focus Group Methodology of support against the traditional support approach.’ Mark was awarded his excellence in supporting students completing their dissertations. Mark project is to evaluate whether his focus group support methodology is an effective means of supporting student dissertations.

    All the fellows have demonstrated a sustained commitment to and excellence in teaching, learning and the student experience at Oxford Brookes.