Australia’s top lecturer

Australia’s top lecturer

Robotics vision Distinguished Professor Peter Corke is Australian University Teacher of the Year.

Peter Corke

The award, in the Australian Government’s Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), acknowledges an exceptional record of advancing student learning, educational leadership and scholarly contribution to teaching and learning.

Professor Corke’s achievements include development of the innovative online educational resource Robot Academy, QUT’s robotics series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and popular textbook Robotics, Vision and Control.

Laura Gregory

Associate Professor Laura Gregory also received a 2017 AAUT Award for Teaching Excellence for transforming the teaching of anatomy with her inventive and passionate approach and commitment to quality student learning outcomes. Read more…

Robot Academy success

  • Open, online, robotics education resource
  • Launched 12 months ago
  • Comprises 200 short lessons
  • More than 35,000 students globally
  • 300,000 lesson views
  • 50 per cent of users are female
  • Most users under 35
  • Significant number of users 65+

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