UQ academic recognised for contributions in online teaching and learning

30 November 2022
Dr Peter Crosthwaite.
Dr Peter Crosthwaite.

Finalists have been named for the 2022 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.

Senior lecturer from the School of Languages and Cultures Dr Peter Crosthwaite has been listed as one of 10 finalists for his Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled Academic English (ACE101x).

His course provides a practical and introductory program for students to build their skills in academic writing.

The annual edX Prize celebrates the contributions and innovations of educators in the edX community and amplifies the powerful role that online learning plays in the transformation of education today.

"This incredible group of educators embodies the passion, dedication, and innovation of the edX partner network,” Anant Agarwal, edX Founder and Chief Platform Officer at 2U said.

Each finalist is evaluated based on the following evaluation criteria: effective and engaging teaching methods, communication and community to support learning, course innovation with an emphasis on learner-centered design, and learner success and satisfaction.

The winner of this year’s award will be announced in early 2023.

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