Category: Human Interest

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
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PACE Community of Practice: Save the Date: Addressing child marriage in Nepal

María Amigó, a PACE academic, shares her findings and experience of conducting evaluation research for one of PACE’s international partners, Restless Development Nepal. This is an example of how the PACE program can be leveraged to create research opportunities for...

/ 7 August, 2019

How to read an X-ray

Combining expertise to create videos about how to read an X-ray.

/ 5 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
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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
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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