Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

Prize: Teaching award

Description

Prashan Karunaratne is an inspirational and innovative teacher of entry-level economics at Macquarie University. His enthusiasm for teaching economics, and passion for improving student outcomes, have inspired and engaged students for more than a decade. He nurtures students to develop a desire to engage in the field of economics, and is a firm believer that the learning journey benefits both teachers and students. Inspiring students to want to learn – by emphasising the ‘why’ of learning, and empowering students to navigate their own learning journey – by focusing on the ‘how’, creates valuable experiences in his classroom and beyond. This highlights the 'wow' moments that students will remember in years to come. Prize amount: $10,000
Degree of recognitionMQ Teaching Award
OrganisationsMacquarie University, Australia

Teaching award

eventMacquarie University Vice Chancellor's Academic Staff Awards
locationMacquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Period1 Nov 2017 → 1 Nov 2017

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