Teaching Awards

June 2019
Nomination: LearnX Best Blended Learning Model.  USC School of Health and Sport Sciences and PebblePad: Leader of Team Nomination
For designing a blended learning approach that supports flexible delivery of curriculum, supports students to monitor their progress, links learning with professional competencies and encourage students to gather evidence for their graduate ePortfolio.

August 2018
Nomination: University of the Sunshine Coast, Advance Award for Learning and Teaching, Advancing Quality Teaching Award (AQT Award): Leader of Team Nomination
For teaching staff and teaching teams who engage students in a quality learning experience by applying rich and engaging teaching approaches that substantially improve students’ learning experiences: Awarded for our team approach to promoting students’ development of a transition to practice ePortfolio. 

December 2017
Award: University of the Sunshine Coast, Advance Award for Learning and Teaching, Advancing Quality Teaching Award (AQT Award): Team Award
For teaching staff and teaching teams who engage students in a quality learning experience by applying rich and engaging teaching approaches that substantially improve students’ learning experiences.  Awarded for our team approach to near-peer mentoring.

August 2017
Nomination: Commonwealth Department of Education and Training Australian Quality Teaching Awards
For increasing the connectedness capabilities and employability of occupational therapy students by building digital literacy through the strategic integration of digital technology into curricula.

December 2016
Award: Vice-Chancellor and President’s Award for Excellence for Learning and Teaching

This is an annual award presented to a member of University staff in recognition of demonstrated excellence in learning and teaching. Awarded for my contribution to excellence in teaching.

August 2016
Nomination: Office of Learning and Teaching Quality Teaching Citation
For inspiring occupational therapy students to embrace relevant digital technologies that enhance learning and connect them to their profession.

October 2015
Award: University of the Sunshine Coast, Advance Award for Learning and Teaching, Advancing the Student Experience (ASE Award): Team Award
This award is for teams who through means other than teaching engage with students directly to make an outstanding contribution to their experience at USC. Awarded to our team for exemplary support to students in our program.

July 2014
Nomination: University of the Sunshine Coast, Advance Award for Learning and Teaching, Advancing the Student Experience (ASE Award)
This award is for individual staff who through means other than teaching engage with students directly to make an outstanding contribution to their experience at USC.

October 2013
Award: University of the Sunshine Coast, Advance Award for Learning and Teaching, Advancing the Blended Learning Environment (ABLE Award) and
Moderator’s Commendation for Application Quality
For teaching staff, teaching teams and support staff who integrate educational technologies with face-to-face teaching in innovative and engaging ways to enhance the student learning experience. Awarded for my leadership in blended learning design in curriculum delivery. 

January 2012
Award: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Students Association Teaching Award
For demonstration of excellence in teaching

October 2005
Teaching Commendation
For consistently above average feedback from Student Evaluation of Teaching Units (SETU)