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Mieke Witsel
Dr Mieke Witsel
MA(Amsterdam), PhD(SCU), Drs(Amsterdam)
Current Appointment: Senior Lecturer
Organisational Unit: Centre for Teaching and Learning

Campus: Lismore
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Mieke is a senior lecturer with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, where she is responsible for enhancing professional educators’ learning and development. She has won numerous awards in the area of teaching and learning:

2004 SCU Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence and Achievement;

2007 SCU Vice Chancellor’s (Inaugural) Teaching Excellence Award; 2017 Excellence in Engagement Awards: Engaged Learning Award; 2019 Council of Australasian Universities Tourism and Hospitality Educators (CAUTHE) Fellows award for Education; 2019 AAUT citation for outstanding contributions to student learning: For empowering first year students to succeed with future studies and careers by building competence and confidence in C21st communication strategies in Business;

Co-author, Communication Skills for Business Professionals, Cambridge University Press, 2019

Over the past 30 years, Mieke has taught and lectured in interpersonal & business communication, tourism & leisure, and intercultural communication in Australia, Asia and Europe, at various levels of education, ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate and corporate levels.