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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Assciate Professor Sophie Karanicolas is the current Assistant Dean for Learning and Teaching in the School of Dentistry and Academic Lead for Innovation and Staff Development. Sophie is an Education Specialist in the Adelaide Education Academy and facilitates the largest Community of Practice in the university on Flipped Classrooms. She is a Flipped Global Ambassador as a part of the Flipped Learning Global Initiative and has jointly lead a national Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) flipped classroom project, "Translating Concept to Practice".
Sophie is also a member of the development team for the first MOOC (external link)(Massive Open Online Course), developed by the University of Adelaide: An Introduction to Essential Human Biology. She is actively invloved in the mentoring of colleagues and has been a part of a team which has developed, implemented and evaluated a colleague development program referred to as Becoming an Effective Supervisor and Teacher (BEST).
Sophie is also the Chair of the College of Oral Health Academics (COHA), a national body exploring oral health education and a part of the Australian Dental Council Site Evaluation Teams.
Date Position Institution name 2000 - ongoing Associate Professor University of Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2017 Teaching Award Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Australian Awards for University Teaching, Dept of Education and Training, Australian Government. Australia $10 000 2013 Teaching Award Award for Teaching Excellence Office of Learning and Teaching Australia $8 000.00 2010 Teaching Award Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Teaching Excellence University of Adelaide Australia $8 000.00
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Greek, Modern (1453-) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title University of Southern Queensland Australia Masters
Date Title Institution name Country — Online Learning Grad Cert
Year Citation 2019 Snelling, C. A., Loveys, B. R., Karanicolas, S., Schofield, N., Carlson-Jones, W., Weissgerber, J., . . . Ngu, J. (2019). Partnership through co-creation: lessons learnt at the University of Adelaide. International Journal of Students as Partners, 3(2), 62-77.
2015 O'Flaherty, J., Phillips, C., Karanicolas, S., Snelling, C., & Winning, T. (2015). The use of flipped classrooms in higher education: A scoping review. The Internet and Higher Education, 25, 85-95.
2015 O'Flaherty, J., Phillips, C., Karanicolas, S., Snelling, C., & Winning, T. (2015). Corrigendum to "The use of flipped classrooms in higher education: a scoping review" [The Internet and Higher Education 25 (2015) 85-95]. The Internet and Higher Education, 27, 90.
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2014 Snelling, C., & Karanicolas, S. (2014). Oral health education in the national learning and teaching spotlight. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Dental and Oral Health Therapy, 2(2), 20-23.
Year Citation 2019 Davidson, R., Snelling, C., Crotti, T., Karanicolas, S., & Phillips, B. (2019). Authentic Assessment as a Tool to Bridge the Transition Between Learning and Work. In A. Diver (Ed.), Employability via Higher Education: Sustainability as Scholarship (pp. 255-274). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
Year Citation 2017 Plastow, K., Karanicolas, S., Snelling, C., & Cooper, R. (2017). STUDENT AS PARTNERS: SUPPORTING WORK READY GRADUATES THROUGH CO-CREATION. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES (EDULEARN17). Barcelona, SPAIN: IATED-INT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2018 Karanicolas, S., Snelling, C. A., & Winning, T. A. (2018). Translating concept into practice : enabling first-year health sciences teachers to blueprint effective flipped learning approaches : final report.. 2017 Karanicolas, S., Winning, T., & Snelling, C. (2017). Final Project Report: Translating Concept to Practice (Ref: ID14-3883).
Recorded/Rendered Creative Works
Year Citation 2015 Authors: Ricci M, Karanicolas, Snelling C, Gibson R, Buisman-Pijlman. Title: Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues MOOC. Description: N/A. Extent: 5 weeks. 2015 Authors: Ricci M, Karanicolas, Snelling, Buisman-Pijlman, gibson R. Title: Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues YouTube Channel. Description: N/A. Extent: 50 videos.
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2016 - ongoing Chair College of Oral Health Academics Australia
Date Office Name Institution Country 2015 - ongoing Education Specialist University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - ongoing Flipped Classroom Community of Practice Facilitator University of Adelaide Australia 2014 - ongoing Assistant Dean Learning and Teaching University of Adelaide Australia
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