Dr Anne Harris
Edith Cowan University (Project Co-Leader).
Dr Anne Harris has 25 years’ experience in teaching and learning in Higher Education. She chaired the Edith Cowan University (ECU) English Language Proficiency Committee and, in that time, established and led significant developments at ECU in relation to students’ English language proficiency (ELP). This comprised new educational policy, proven strategies to develop and assess students’ ELP, and transformative support measures. She has published in the area of integrating ELP into disciplinary curricula and integrating ELP within courses.
In 2014, Anne received an Australian Award for University Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: “For leadership in the development, implementation and ongoing support of university-wide policies and strategies related to English language Proficiency.” In 2012, she won a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Service to ECU; in 2011, an Executive Dean’s Award for Excellence in Innovation and in 2007, Vice Chancellor’s Award for Services to Learning and Teaching Excellence. She is a co-director on the OLT Strategic Priority Commissioned Project for English Language Support: What works best: Strengthening the evidence base for English language practices in higher education.