Ms Wendy Currie

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Wendy Currie is a Dental Therapy graduate (1983) with a Master of Health Science Education (2000). Her teaching is area is the discipline of Dentomaxillo-facial Radiology.

Prior to joining The University of Sydney, Wendy worked in vocational education as a TAFE teacher and College Coordinator. As a dental clinician Wendy has worked in the public sector and paediatric specialist private practice.

In 2005, Wendy joined the Dental Faculty as the Deputy Director, to provide curriculum leadership for the commencement of the Bachelor of Oral Health program. Currently, Wendy provides faculty leadership and governance as Chair of the Assessment Committee, Academic Lead for Policy, Faculty Disability Liaison Officer and Special Consideration Champion. She also serves as a member of the Student Appeals Board, Curriculum and Assessment Strategy Group, Learning and Teaching Committee and the eLearning Committee.

Wendy commenced her PhD candidature in 2017, focused on the use of computerised technology for the assessment of students in the health professions.

Teaching and supervision

BOH1 and BOH2 Dental Radiology

Awards and honours

2016 - ‘Professor Roland Bryant - Excellence in Teaching Award’

2017 - ‘The Dell Technology Adoption Award’

Keywords

E-learning and teaching technologies; Educational models; Diagnostic imaging; Education

Selected grants

2017

  • How am I tracking? Applying SRES with eNotebooks to give dental students the full picture; Currie W, Dracopoulos S, Kitching S, Leadbeatter (nee Russell) D, Lansdown K; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Preparing disability aware health graduates - evaluating the impact of an online shared disability awareness training program for students within the health care disciplines at Sydney University; Saini B, Camp A, Bloomfield J, Brand-Miller J, Currie W, Stuart-Smith W; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Currie, W., Dracopoulos, S., Hendry, G. (2017). Cheating in a dental practical exam. International Journal for Educational Integrity, 13, 1-11. [More Information]

2017

  • Currie, W., Dracopoulos, S., Hendry, G. (2017). Cheating in a dental practical exam. International Journal for Educational Integrity, 13, 1-11. [More Information]

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