MR Gregory Cusack

MR Gregory Cusack

Positions

  • Teaching and learning strategies in accounting

Overview

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  • Mr. Greg Cusack commenced in the Department of Accounting in January 2006.

    In 2008 Greg was appointed to the position of Teaching Fellow and in 2009 was the subject coordinator for 306-107 Accounting Reports & Analysis and 306-108 Accounting Transactions & Analysis totaling some 1700 students. 

    Before his appointment in the department, Greg taught in secondary education at a number of Colleges for nineteen years. He held various positions of leadership in pastoral care and curriculum with the primary focus on course writing and design and student welfare. 

    Greg continues to develop course material at the university and in 2007 Greg was awarded a research grant to develop an assessment tool for the two first year accounting subjects. In 2012 Greg was awarded a Teaching Innovation and Staff Development Grant titled 'Visual Learning Tool: Animation of Accounting Concepts, Recording and Reporting'. The animation of the accounting concept is linked to the recording and reporting process to highlight different performance outcomes.  

    Greg has worked with many students from overseas over a number of years. He continues to develop teaching strategies that will assist students gain greater insight into their knowledge and skills in fundamental accounting and has implemented contemporary teaching practices researched in his Master of Education post graduate studies.

    Greg has a keen interest to examine and analyze the transition for students from secondary to tertiary education. He is the coordinator for the accounting extension program for senior secondary students in the department.

    In 2000 Greg was awarded a National excellence in teaching award by the NEITA Foundation and  the Dean’s certificate for excellent undergraduate teaching every year from 2007 to 2013




       

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. CPA 2011 -

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • In 2015 Greg is a workshop leader for the postgraduate subject ACC 90004 Accounting for Decision Making.   

Awards

Education and training

  • M.Educ, University of Melbourne 2014
  • B.Bus.(Acctg), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 1993
  • Dip.T.(Primary), Phillip Institute of Technology 1987

Awards and honors

  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellence Undergraduate Teaching 2013, 2014
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellence Undergraduate Teaching 2012, 2013
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellence Undergraduate Teaching 2011, 2012
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellent Undergraduate Teaching 2010, 2011
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellent Undergraduate Teaching 2009, 2010
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellent Undergraduate Teaching 2008, 2009
  • Faculty of Business & Economics Dean's Certificate of Excellent Undergraduate teaching 2007, 2008
  • NEiTA Foundation, 2000

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