awards for teaching fellows
fellowships for outstanding contributions to teaching
and the development of student learning have been awarded
to Pauline Kneale in Geography, Deborah Murdoch Eaton
in medical education/paediatrics and Rebecca O'Rourke
in continuing education.
peer and student evaluations were quoted as evidence to
show impact and influence on students and staff at Leeds.
Kneale, who was also nominated by Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Professor Alan Pearman and learning and teaching deans
for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme, has published
three books and 17 L & T papers recently, presented 19
papers and five posters at national and international
workshops and educational conferences on topics including
skills, personal development planning, fieldwork, student
motivation, enterprise, group work, case studies and careers.
Murdoch Eaton has presented educational developments and
research at national and international medical education
meetings, and since 1997 has had 17 publications concerning
her educational initiatives and teaching methodologies.
She has developed a nationally and internationally recognised
special study module programme in the Leeds medical curriculum.
O'Rourke's focus is on creative writing and academic literacy.
She regularly publishes in cultural and educational journals
and has published monographs, edited chapters, books and
research reports on those topics. She has given keynotes
and papers at national and international symposia and
conferences. Fellowships will be confirmed once candidates'
projects are agreed.