Dr Andrew Singleton awarded the 2012 Faculty Award for teaching excellence
3rd December 2012
Dr Andrew Singleton’s areas of teaching include the sociology of religion, gender studies and social research methods. He has made a distinguished contribution in classroom teaching, curriculum development, educational leadership and research supervision. He has a proven track record as an extremely effective teacher, with units he has developed and taught being rated among the very best in the university. Teaching mainly in a seminar format, Dr Singleton has an accessible, interactive approach to explaining sociology. Topics are creatively explored through extensive use of up-to-date examples drawn from the Internet, movies, TV and documentaries. His research interests animate his curriculum design, and his scholarly outputs feature prominently in his units as a point of discussion and analysis. At the same time, he has enhanced his research by actively seeking student input on specific research projects he is conducting. Dr Singleton has provided educational leadership in his many service roles, including Faculty Honours Coordinator. He is a committed and enthusiastic Honours and HDR supervisor and has supervised several prize winning theses.