Annual Learning and Teaching Forum

Held once a year this forum aims to bring together the many teachers and educationists within the faculty for a networking occasion, and also to give everyone the chance to air their work, papers in progress and discuss problematic teaching topics.

Next forum

Friday, 6 December 2019

9am to 2pm, Kirby Institute Seminar Room, Kensington Campus map ref C27

2019 Program and Abstracts available closer to the date

See below for last year's abstracts, recordings and copies of presentations.

Lunch at 1pm following on from presentation of UNSW Medicine Annual Learning & Teaching Awards

To register your attendance at the forum click on the registration link (available closer to the date)

If you are unable to attend personally, you can video conference or watch through Lecture Recording +

Short presentation and poster submissions for the 2019 forum will open in November 2019.

All faculty and conjoint staff involved in teaching UNSW medicine UG/PG students, plus UNSW students researching medical education are invited to showcase their learning and teaching practice/research by presenting a short presentation or poster on their design and innovation projects and educational research at our annual learning and teaching forum in December.

Short Presentations:  We welcome short (5 min or 10 min) presentations on the educational aspects of your practice, e.g. evaluation of your teaching experiences, innovations, curricular or assessment development, and scholarly educational R&D. Presentations of final stage/published educational research by our PhD, ILP, or Honours students is also encouraged. Please send your 200 word presentation abstract (with title and all presenter/authors listed) to Abstract deadline midday on Monday 18 November 2019.

Posters: We will also display any educational posters that have been presented elsewhere during 2019, or you may wish create a new poster for the forum. Posters will be displayed in the  foyer area for everyone to see during the forum breaks. Please send your poster details: title, 50-word summary and authors, to deadline midday on Monday 18 November 2019.

Medical Education Research Student 3-minute presentation: If you are undertaking medical education research as a UNSW undergraduate/postgraduate student (e.g. ILP / PhD) but are not yet ready to present your findings in full, you may wish to apply for a 3 minute/1 slide presentation. This can be submitted recorded as video or presented live. Please contact to discuss options. 



Click on the forum dates to view the past presentations


Presenters and Abstract

List of presenters and abstract information is available to print.

Adaptive Tutorials versus Web-Based Resources in Radiology: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Efficacy and Engagement in Senior Medical Students
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Stuart Wade1, Michelle Moscova2 et al.  1Prince of Wales Hospital, 2School of Medical Sciences

Exploring Immersive Learning Through the Classie (Clinically Applicable Student Studies in Ethics) Project: Challenging Students to Incorporate Emotion and Experience into Learning
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Adrienne TordaPrince of Wales Clinical School

An Investigator-Blinded Randomised Controlled Trial for a Highly Immersive Serious Game in Paediatric Medical Education: PlayMed
Abstract | - no Recording | - no Presentation Notes 

Penny Uther, Janaya Perron et al. School of Women’s and Children’s Health.

A Virtual Reality Simulation Teaching Paediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to Medical Students: Virtual Doc
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes

Janaya Perron1, Michael Coffey2 et al. 1School of Women’s and Children’s Health, 2Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Randwick

Update on the Clinical Workplace Assessment App (CWAapp)
Abstract | - no recording Recording | Presentation Notes 

Silas Taylor. Office of Medical Education

Teaching Ophthalmology in Medicine with Empathy and Immersion
Abstract | - no recording | Presentation Notes 

Jenny Hepschke1, Naila Even2 and Luis Dominguez2. 1Prince of Wales Hospital, 2 Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Investigating the Qualities for Globally Relevant Health Service Managers
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Reema Harrison, Lois Meyer, Ashfaq Chauhan. School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Learning and Teaching Health Data Science Using Real-World Data Science Tools
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Sanja Lujic and Oscar Perez Concha (on behalf of the postgraduate programs in Health Data Science teaching team). Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH)

Breaking New Ground: The Bachelor of International Public Health
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Lois Meyer. School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Implementing Team-Based Learning to Improve Student Engagement in Anatomy
Abstract | - no recording | Presentation Notes 

Michelle Moscova. Anatomy Dept., School of Medical Sciences

Design, Development and Implementation of a Successful Pathology Course for Students from Diverse Programs
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Nicodemus Tedla and Gary Velan. Pathology Dept., School of Medical Sciences

Knowledge Maps: A Novel Online Tool for Learning and Assessment
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Veronica Costin, Gary Velan. Pathology Dept., School of Medical Sciences

The ABC of Effective Learning
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Chinthaka Balasooriya*1, Adrienne Torda2 and Barbara-Ann Adelstein2.
1School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2Prince of Wales Clinical School

Presentations of the Shanghai Executive Education Delegation Group
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Executive education team and SJTU delegation representatives.

Development of a Tool for Assessing Pharmacists’ Professional Behaviour
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Huda Dubbai. Office of Medical Education

MEDU - Finding Solutions + Building Partnerships
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Andrew Lovell-Simons and MEDU staff. Medicine Education Development Unit

Designing Effective Guides for Online Teaching
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

William Armour. Medicine Education Development Unit

H5P - Bringing Content Alive with an Open-source Toolkit for Interactive Learning
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Robert Parker. Medicine Education Development Unit

Using Augmented Reality to Improve Visitor Experience in a Museum Setting
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Dean Lovett. Museum of Human Disease

Authentic Learning in Virtual Contexts
Abstract | Recording | Presentation Notes 

Husna Razee1, Albie Sharpe1 and Xanthe Lawson2.
1School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)