Category: Medicine and Health Sciences

From the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr Esther Lim on supporting student learning

Esther works hard at improving the quality of her teaching by reflecting on her practice, speaking with colleagues, attending professional learning opportunities and listening to her students.

/ 7 September, 2019

Dr Mark Butlin: Using technology with small groups

Mark uses Kahoot to engage students with critically thinking about practical tasks that are about to be undertaken, and then review the outcomes of the tasks when done.

/ 3 September, 2019

Dr Marina Junqueira Santiago: The power of play

The game-based approach adopted by Marina in Pharmacology tutorials ensures that students are actively engaged and motivated learners and receive regular feedback on their learning as part of the learning activity.

/ 19 August, 2019

Dr Albert Lee on the value of diagnostic assessment quizzes

Albert has a scientific approach to the delivery of MEDI304; a unit that invites students to complete a diagnostic assessment quiz in Week 0.  Results of the quiz support student learning and guide the planning of weekly lectures.

/ 5 August, 2019

Assoc Prof Bernard Champion on doctors in training and chickens

Bernard’s approach to teaching involves distilling a body of knowledge obtained through study and experience and communicating it in an accessible form to his students. He makes teaching look effortless.

/ 22 July, 2019
3D render of a medical background with DNA strands

Dr Amalie Dyda: Teaching in a research-led manner

Amalie brings world-class research into the Master of Public Health to teach students about foundations and new advances in health informatics.

/ 8 July, 2019
people jumping on a hill

Dr Emily Don extols the benefits of developing firm foundations!

Emily’s teaching ’aha’ moments came during FiLT in 2016. Emily believes she would have gone into teaching very underprepared if she hadn’t done FiLT.

/ 20 June, 2019

FMHS Teacher Feature: Dr Cara Hildreth

Dr Cara Hildreth is Course Director, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. In this article Cara explains her unique approach to preparing for lectures and how she supports student learning.

/ 7 June, 2019
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Engaging students with interactive technology

Professor Ian Johnson teaches human anatomy and neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ian trialled a ’flipped classroom’ approach, putting the important conceptual information online as pre-reading. With the use of images and interactive technology (ALP) during...

/ 17 May, 2019