Faculty of Humanities Excellence in Teaching Awards 2013

Posted on 16th January 2013

Due to high praise from the Faculty's students for the quality of our teaching the Faculty has introduced an Excellence in Teaching Award with the successful applicant being awarded £500 towards their research. 

Dr Sarah Heaton from the Department of English, pictured with Executive Dean of Humanities Professor Rob Warner, was awarded the prize for her innovative use of Moodle as a Dynamic Interactive Blended Learning Space.

 

Other colleagues who were highly commended for their applications were:

Dr Francesace Haig, Department of English, in relation to her work with work with VLEs and with Pandora’s Box.  
Dr Peter Blair, Department of English, in relation to his new module EN5104 An Introduction to Publishing and Editing, which aims to provide an insight into how the publishing industry works, and so to equip aspiring writers with knowledge and understanding that will help them get their own work published. 
Dr Wendy Dossett, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, in relation to her new module TH5049 Religious Education which provides an alternative to the Work Based Learning module for Level 5 TRS students and is designed to enable students to relate theoretical and methodological discussions to the reality of the secondary school RE environment.  
Dr David Shepherd, Department of Theology and Religious Studies,in relation to his use of Twitter in between class sessions