All posts by Lyn Collins

Senior Instructional Designer in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Assoc Prof Bernard Champion on doctors in training and chickens

Bernard’s approach to teaching involves distilling a body of knowledge obtained through study and experience and communicating it in an accessible form to his students. He makes teaching look effortless.

/ 22 July, 2019
3D render of a medical background with DNA strands

Dr Amalie Dyda: Teaching in a research-led manner

Amalie brings world-class research into the Master of Public Health to teach students about foundations and new advances in health informatics.

/ 8 July, 2019
people jumping on a hill

Dr Emily Don extols the benefits of developing firm foundations!

Emily’s teaching ’aha’ moments came during FiLT in 2016. Emily believes she would have gone into teaching very underprepared if she hadn’t done FiLT.

/ 20 June, 2019

FMHS Teacher Feature: Dr Cara Hildreth

Dr Cara Hildreth is Course Director, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. In this article Cara explains her unique approach to preparing for lectures and how she supports student learning.

/ 7 June, 2019
Hands coming together

Engaging students with interactive technology

Professor Ian Johnson teaches human anatomy and neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ian trialled a ’flipped classroom’ approach, putting the important conceptual information online as pre-reading. With the use of images and interactive technology (ALP) during...

/ 17 May, 2019

The two-fold benefit of inviting researchers into MRes Units

The learning and teaching issue for Ben and Danè are two sides of the same coin: How to encourage invited guest researchers to deliver a presentation that is meaningful for student learning; and facilitating a valuable student learning opportunity delivered...

/ 3 May, 2019
Kate Scrivener with students

We never forget good teachers: Kate Scrivener

FMHS Teacher Feature #3: In order to promote the development of analytical skills, Kate Scrivener developed a package of resources designed to authenticate the learning experience. The learning resources have received excellent feedback from staff and students.

/ 15 April, 2019

We never forget good teachers: Taryn Jones

FMHS Teacher Feature No. 2: Taryn shares her thoughts about teaching and what it meant to win a student-led VC award. Her answers should inspire every teacher to reach higher!

/ 1 April, 2019

We never forget good teachers!

When you spend 30 minutes with Dr Liz Schroeder, it’s easy to see why students nominated her for a 2018 VC teaching award for ’significant contribution to the quality of student learning‘.

/ 21 March, 2019