Program and Keynotes
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Professor Mick Healey
Professor Mick Healey was one of the first people in the UK to be awarded a National Teaching Fellowship and to be made a Senior Fellow of the HE Academy. He has written and edited over 150 publications on various aspects of teaching and learning in higher education. He is often asked to act as an advisor to projects, universities and national governments on aspects of teaching and learning in HE. He has advised the ALTC, the Canadian Federal government, the HE Authority for Ireland and the League of European Research Universities on research-based teaching and learning. He is a frequent presenter in Australia.
Professor Gabriela Weaver
At the time of the Forum, Professor Gabriela Weaver was professor of chemistry Director of the Discovery Learning Research Center at Purdue University. She is now associate provost for faculty development and director of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development. University of Massachusetts Amherst. Professor Weaver carries out research in chemistry education at the undergraduate level and science education in K-12 schools. Weaver’s work in educational research initially focused on using inquiry-based methods for teaching science and on supplementing traditional instruction with technology tools. She developed novel approaches for use in undergraduate physical chemistry class and for work carried out with middle-school and high-school teachers.