Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - 2011

Ray Archee/Myra Gurney

Program Team

  1. Dr Ray Archee
  2. Ms Myra Gurney
University of Western Sydney
New South Wales
University of Western Sydney

Citation

For specialist expertise in the design and implementation of blended learning classes leading to enhanced student engagement and learning.

Synopsis

Dr Ray Archee and Ms Myra Gurney have developed blended learning classes incorporating unique Flash video tutorials. Using a team approach, they have taught demanding curricula in computer lab-classrooms. Feedback shows high praise, and a pre-test/post-test study (2010) shows significant increases in all of the unit's stated aims and outcomes. Several teaching publications and extensive websites have ensued.