Honour roll

Outstanding contributions to student learning amongst our staff community are recognised annually by the University and  the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT). The following La Trobe University staff have received University or national citations this year:

2016 Vice Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence

  • Dr Bert De Groef, Dr Sylvia Grommen and Dr Peter Sale
    For development of a flipped 1st year animal and agricultural sciences subject offering an engaging and authentic curriculum to different student cohorts.

2016 La Trobe University Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  • Dr Belinda Abbott, Dr Peter Barnard, Dr Jason Dutton, Ms Mandeep Kaur, and Dr Evan Robertson
    For transforming the laboratory experience for third year students.
  • Dr Bert De Groef, Dr Sylvia Grommen and Dr Peter Sale
    For development of a flipped 1st year animal and agricultural sciences subject offering an engaging and authentic curriculum to different student cohorts.
  • Dr Eric Pardede
    For developing innovative learning activities and assessments that engage student learning in an entrepreneurship subject for a large cohort of IT students.
  • Dr Rebecca Waese
    For developing effective, dynamic and engaging approaches to collaborative and independent learningand creating a sense of cohort in a large first-year class

2016 AAUT Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  • Dr Rhiannon Evans and Ms Sarah Midford
    For revitalising the study of ancient Rome by engaging and enthusing diverse student cohorts to explore the contemporary value of antiquity utilising accessible, digital and learner-centred resources.
  • Dr Sue Gillett
    For implementing a regional, industry-partnership curriculum that embeds arts and communication subjects into festivals and exhibitions, providing students with experiential learning and developing work-ready employability.
  • Dr Suzane Vassallo
    For transforming Orthoptic students' learning of optics through curriculum redesign grounded in Enquiry Based Learning and supported via authentic contemporary case studies and innovative multimedia.

Past award winners

See our past exemplars.