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 rachelt@unsw.edu.au 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 rachelt@unsw.edu.au 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 rachelt@unsw.edu.au to discuss options. 

 

Presentations

Click on the forum dates to view the past presentations

 

  • The RIPE Phase 2 Project – Expansion and Evaluation of the RIPE Ward Simulation for Interprofessional Education and Collaboration
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Arvin Damodaran1, Praveenan Sivabalan1, Joanne Rimington2
    1Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW; 2 Pharmacy, SESLHD, NSW Health
  • Reflections on the development of an open online course
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Orin Chisholm1, Sheri Nixdorf2, Rachel Williams2, Caroline Ford2
    1School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Medicine, 2Prince of Wales Clinical School
  • Doctors working with interpreters – developing a training module for medicine student
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Sandra Hale1, Ludmila Stern1, Sean Cheng1, Andrew Cole2, Anthony O'Sullivan2 & Winston Lo2
    1Postgraduate Interpreting and Translation Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 2UNSW medicine program
  • Discipline maps: a wise view of the curriculum
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Arvin Damodaran1, Clayton Gilbert2, Suzanne Mobbs3, Rachel Thompson3, Eilean Watson4
    1Prince of Wales Clinical School, 2Medicine Computing Support Unit, 3Office of Medical Education, 4School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine
  • Adaptive tutorials for diagnostic imaging: impact on learning
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Vincent Wong1, Ariella Smith1, Nick Hawkins2, Rakesh Kumar2, Noel Young3, Merribel Kyaw3 and Gary Velan2
    1ILP Student, UNSWMedicine Program, 2School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Medicine, 3Dept of Radiology, Westmead Hospital
  • Design of an Educational Instrument to Develop Collaborative Learning Competencies in Junior Medical Students
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Maha Iqbal1, Gary Velan2, Anthony J O’Sullivan3 and Chinthaka Balasooriya1
    1School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2School of Medical Sciences, 3Office of Medical Education, UNSW Medicine
  • Reclassifying borderline grades in competency-based assessments: an IRT approach
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Boaz Shulruf & Phil Jones, Office of Medical Education, UNSW Medicine
  • "We are having a blast!" A brief update on the BLAST project.
    Abstract | PPT Presentation | Video Presentation
    Joel Rhee1, Nick Zwar1, Chinthaka Balasooriya1, Winston Lo1, Sonal Bhalla2, Arvin Damodaran3, Rachel Thompson4
    1School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2UNSW Learning and Teaching Unit, 3Prince of Wales Clinical School, 4Office of Medical Education, UNSW Medicine