School Seminar: Dr Shannan Maisey; University of New South Wales
Friday, 12 March 11:00am – 12:00pm
This seminar will be delivered via Zoom – Please email email@example.com for zoom link and password.
Speaker: Dr Shannan Maisey; University of New South Wales
Host: Dr Reyne Pullen
Title: So you survived a pandemic : How can we find the silver lining for chemical education in a post COVID-19 world?
Biography: Dr Shannan Maisey is an Education Focussed Senior Lecturer and director of 1st year teaching in the School of Chemistry at UNSW Sydney as well as a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE. Dr Maisey earned her PhD in atmospheric chemistry at UWA in 2013 and moved to Sydney in 2017.
Shannan is an ardent supporter of skills focused course and assessment design that enhance students’ capacity for scientific thinking. As the academic lead of the UNSW Digital Assessment and Feedback community of practice she works to drive assessment innovation at UNSW and ultimately tackle the wicked problem of designing assessment for learning with effective and scalable feedback.
Seminar summary: In this seminar Shannan will reflect the past 2 years of change in chemistry education at UNSW in the context of the global pandemic and the impact that the mass shift to remote teaching has had on teachers and students alike. She will present aspects of her recent research on learning strategies, metacognition and science identity as a means of looking forward at what the future of course and assessment design in chemical education could look like.