Friday, 15 May 2015

Senate Award for Webber

Congratulations to Sheila Webber, Senior Lecturer in the Information School, on being awarded a Senate Award for Sustained Excellence.

The award is in recognition of continued excellence, and inspiration in teaching and learner support.  It is based on skills and practice demonstrated over a period of six years or more that represent a "model of excellence". Particular highlights have been noted as:

  • The excellent support Sheila provides for her students
  • The innovative assessment methods she has developed
  • Her work on information literacy pedagogy, which has influenced teaching and policy internationally
  • Her innovative use of technology enhanced learning including including her use blogs for over a decade
  • Her pioneering use of virtual worlds
  • Her recent contributions to the Faculty MOOC

Many congratulations to Sheila for this very well deserved award!

1 comment:

Eva Hornung said...

Congratulations, Sheila! Well deserved! I can only echo these comments.

Eva Hornung, one of Sheila's former PhD students