National Teaching Fellow 2001
Anthony Rosie teaches social science at Sheffield Hallam University where he is Professor of Social Science Education. He teaches primarily in the fields of social theory, historical-comparative sociology, globalization. He is postgraduate tutor for applied social sciences and teaches on postgraduate research methods courses. He trained as a secondary school teacher of English, taught in London for many years and worked in FE provision, youth and community work, teacher education before moving to teach social science at Sheffield Hallam in 1995.
Anthony was awarded an NTFS in 2001. Since 2001 he has been a subject centre director (C-SAP 2003-2005), member of HEFCE’s QALT committee, co-director of the ‘promoting learner autonomy’ CETL at Sheffield Hallam following leading the bid (2005-2007). He reviews submissions for a number of scholarship of teaching and learning journals and is editor of Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences (ELiSS). He has worked on a number of evaluation projects over the years and is currently working with colleagues on research publications. He is particularly interested in the following: relational autonomy, simulations and complex learning. He has established a body of online work with different student groups. He is currently a consultant for C-SAP as journal editor. He is a senior fellow of the higher education academy.
He does ‘do’ keynotes but does not like doing them very much. He prefers workshops and is particularly interested in ways of promoting autonomy, critical thinking.
His NTFS project involved interviewing and filming sociologists with different takes on comparative research. This archive has been used with student groups and is in development for wider use.
Emeritus Professor of Social Science Education
Sheffield Hallam University