Learning Innovation Unit, Dublin City University
Learning Innovation Unit
Innovation Fund (LIF) 2008/2009
President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
This year’s response was tremendous with the largest number of nominations in the history of the scheme being received. Each award consists of a formal citation, together with a prize of €8,000 for the Academic Award, €2,500 for the New Lecturers/Tutors Award and €2,500 for the award to Teaching Support staff. The category winners also received an inscribed piece of Louise Kennedy crystal and all nominees received a commemorative piece of Newbridge Silverware. The awards were presented at the annual Teaching and Learning Day on May 15th, 2009 in the Helix.
President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award Winners 2009.
From left to right: Conor Sullivan, Cris Guntín, Prof. Richard O'Kennedy, Aoife Morrin, Blanáid White
The award winners were:
Cris Guntín, School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (SALIS)
For her passion for her subject, her reflective approach and her dedication to the improvement of learning for both students and colleagues. Full citation.
Legislation Lecturers (Aoife Morrin, Blanáid White and Sonia Ramirez), School of Chemical Sciences
For their collaborative approach to a subject that brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their students. Full citation.
Conor Sullivan, School of Education Studies
For going beyond the expectations of his role to impact on pedagogy, student learning and staff development as well as a positive approach to people and work. Full citation
Excerpts from the nominations in the academic, new lecturers and academic support categories are also available: