Learning and Teaching Publications

Journal Articles

Ashwell, K., and Shulruf, B. (2014a). Spinal cord development in marsupials in relation to birthing strategies and in comparison with monotremes and the laboratory rat. Somatosensory and Motor Research 224(4), 447--458. doi: 10.3109/08990220.2014.907150

Ashwell, K., and Shulruf, B. (2014b). Vestibular development in marsupials and monotremes: Its relation to newborn locomotor ability and birthing strategies. Journal of Anatomy, 244(4), 447--458. doi: 10.1111/joa.12148

Boyle, V., Shulruf, B., and  Poole, P. (2014). Influence of gender and other factors on medical student specialty interest New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1402), 78-87.

Balasooriya, C., Asante A., Jayasinha R., and Razee H. (2014). Academic mobility and migration: Reflections of International Academics in Australia. In Tight, M. and Maadad, N. (Eds.), International Perspectives on Higher Education Research. Emerald Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1479-362820140000011013

Balasooriya, C., Rhee, J., Shulruf, B., Canalese, R., and Zwar, N. (2014). Evaluating the Guideline Enhancement Tool (GET): an innovative clinical training tool to enhance the use of hypertension guidelines in general practice. BMC Medical Education, 14(1). 

Ekeroma, A., Kenealy, T., Shulruf, B., and Hill, A. (in press). Interventions that increase research and audit activity by clinicians in low to middle income countries: A realist review. Journal of Research and Development.

Ekeroma, A., Kenealy, T., Shulruf, B., McCowan, L., and Hill, A. (2014). Building reproductive health research and audit capacity and activity in the pacific islands (BRRACAP) study: Methods, rationale and baseline results. BMC Medical Education, 14(121). doi: 0.1186/1472-6920-14-121

Ho, V., Kumar, R.K., and Velan, G.M. (2014) Online testable concept maps: benefits for learning about the pathogenesis of disease. Med. Educ. 2014; 48:687-97

Iqbal, M. P., O’Sullivan, A. J., Velan, G., and Balasooriya, C. (2014). Are we seeing the full picture of peer-assessment in medical education? Medical Teacher, 36(11), 1007-1007. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.940880 (letter)

Kumar, R.K., Webber, K., Gilbert, C., and Pryor, W. (2014) An online tool to help doctors learn about the rational use of diagnostic investigations. Focus Health Prof. Educ. 2014; 15:95-8

Olupeliyawa, A., Balasooriya, C., Hughes, C.  and O'Sullivan, A. (2014) Educational impact of an assessment of medical students' collaboration in health care teams. Medical Education,  48(2)., 146 - 156. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/medu.12318/abstract

Olupeliyawa, A.M., O'Sullivan, A.J., Hughes, C. and Balasooriya, C.D. (2014) The Teamwork Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (T-MEX): A Workplace-Based Assessment Focusing on Collaborative Competencies in Health Care. Academic Medicine, 89(2) 359 - 365. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24362380

Parker, L., and Watts, L. D. (2014) How we involved rural clinicians in teaching ethics to medical students on rural clinical placements. Early Online Medical Teacher, 1–4. http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/0142159X.2014.923559

Ritchie, A., Jureidini, E., and Kumar, R.K. (2014) Educating Junior Doctors to Reduce Requests for Laboratory Investigations: Opportunities and Challenges.  Medical Science Educator, 24(2) pp.161-163. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40670-014-0041-2

Ritchie, A., Jureidini, E., and Kumar, R.K. (2014) Educating young doctors to reduce requests for laboratory investigations:opportunities and challenges. Med. Sci. Educ. 2014; 24:161-3.

Scicluna, H. A., Grimm, M., Jones, P. D., Pilotto, L., & McNeil, H. P. (2014). Improving the transition from medical school to internship - evaluation of a preparation for internship course. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 23 http://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6920-14-23

Shulruf, B., Poole, P., Jones, P., and Wilkinson, T. (in press). The objective borderline method (obm): A probabilistic method for standard setting. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

Shulruf, B., and Shaw, J. (in press). How the admission criteria to a competitive-entry undergraduate programme could be improved. Higher Education Research & Development

Simpson, P.L., Scicluna, H.A., Jones, P.D., Cole, A.M., O'Sullivan, A.J., Harris, P.G., Velan, G., and McNeil, H.P. (2014).  Predictive validity of a new integrated selection process for medical school admission. BMC Medical Education14(1):86. https://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6920-14-86

Wearn, A., Booth, R., & Shulruf, B. (2014). Taking your baby online’: Evaluation of the transmediation from a paper-based to an electronic portfolio for a longitudinal learning experience in ‘human early life development. MedEd Publish, 1-24.

Weller, J., Henderson, R., Webster, C., Shulruf, B., Torrie, J., Davies, E., et al. (2014). Building the evidence on simulation validity: Comparison of anesthesiologists’ communication patterns in real and simulated cases. Anaesthesia, 120(1).


Conference Papers

Dharmaratne, S., Balasooriya, C., Razee, H., Marambe, K., and Ponnamperuma, G. (2014). Vignette-based Decision Point Analysis: An innovative method to explore sensitive clinical practice information. Paper presented at the Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore

Harris, P., Velan, G., and Vickery, R. (2014) Learning impact of anchored and structured concept maps. AMEE Milan

Ho, V, Kumar, R.K., and Velan, G.M. ( 2014) Online Testable Concept Maps: Benefits For Learning. ANZAHPE 2014 Conference - Conference Proceedings And Program. Gold Coast, Australia: ANZAHPE, Griffith University, pp. 197 - 197, presented at ANZAHPE 2014, Griffith University, 07 - 10 July 2014.

Holmboe E., Busairi J., Liberman S., Ross S., and Harris P. (2014) Milestones and EPAs – Frameworks for CBME and Assessment , AMEE Milan 2014

Pervaz Iqbal, M., Balasooriya, C., O'Sullivan, A. J., and Velan, G. M. (2014). Identifying the critical and important collaborative competencies that relate to effective collaborative learning environments in medicine. Paper presented at the ANZAHPE 2014 Conference, Gold Coast, Australia.

Shulruf, B., and Jones, P. (2014). Using modern test theory for standard setting in medical education (pre-conference workshop). Paper presented at the Ottawa Conference: Transforming healthcare through excellence in assessment and evaluation, Ottawa.25-29 April

Shulruf, B., Poole, P., Jones, P., and Wilkinson, T. (2014). Validating the objective borderline method (OBM) for standard setting using a simulation study. Paper presented at the 9th Conference of the International Test Commission (ITC), San Sebastian, Spain. 2-5 July