Most acclaimed lecturer award
Friday, June 14, 2013
Congratulations to Dr Rebecca Eynon who has been nominated by students as a ‘most acclaimed lecturer’.
Rebecca, who holds a joint academic post between the Department of Education and the Oxford Internet Institute, was shortlisted in the Most Acclaimed Lecturer category of the 2013 Oxford University Students Union Teaching Awards. The awards which are entirely student-led are given annually and nominees are judged on the following criteria:
- Lectures are engaging and informative, leaving the student with a strong grasp of their subject area and a desire to learn more.
- Lectures are well prepared and supporting information is provided.
- Lectures are coherently and clearly executed.
- Lecturers express visible enthusiasm for the lecture subject.
- Lecturers are available to answer questions, are approachable, and responsive.
Details of the winners, other shortlisted candidates and further information about the Teaching Awards can be found on the OUSU Teaching Awards webpage.
Dr Catherine Walter, Lecturer in the Department, was also shortlisted for an award in the Innovation in Teaching category.
The Innovation in Teaching award criteria are:
- Tutors use new and interesting techniques to engage and educate students.
- Tutors are responsive to student concerns and difficulties and aid the individuals in overcoming their problems.
- Tutors use flexible methods to communicate their point, leaving the student with a strong grasp of their subject area and a desire to learn more.