Dr Karen Scott

Senior Lecturer
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9845 3385

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Biographical details

Dr Karen Scott is Senior Lecturer, Education at The Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, Sydney Medical School and eLearning Coordinator of the Child and Adolescent Health Specialty Block of Sydney Medical Program. Karen is a member of the Sydney Medical School eLearning Governance Committee, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network eLearning Steering Committee and STELTH (Sydney Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching in Health network). She is associate editor of Focus on Health Professional Education. Her research focuses on understanding learning and teaching, broadly encompassing technology enhanced learning, the learning sciences, medical education and ehealth.

Recent grants:

Scott KM, West S, Gerzina T, Harrison A, Phelps M, McEntee M & Wheate N. Harnessing the potential of mobile learning in health practices settings. 2015 University of Sydney Large Education Innovation Grant. Amount awarded: $10,000.

Recent journal publications:

Scott KM. Change in university teachers’ elearning beliefs and practices: A longitudinal study. Studies in Higher Education ahead-of-print 2014: 1-17- http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/zkmAEqaEhRic5vfzyrP3/full

Scott KM, Gome GA, Richards D & Caldwell PHY. How trustworthy are apps for maternal and child health? Health and Technology. 2015: 4, 4: 329-336.http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12553-015-0099-x

Scott KM, Caldwell PHY & Schuwirth LWT. Ten steps for conducting health professional education research. The Clinical Teacher. 2015: 12, 4: 272–276 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.ezproxy2.library.usyd.edu.au/doi/10.1111/tct.12287/full

Scott, K. M., Caldwell, P. H. Y., Oldmeadow, W., Dale, R. C. and Jones, C. A. (2015), Development of postgraduate research supervisors within a teaching hospital setting. Internal Medicine Journal, 45:869–872. doi:10.1111/imj.12835 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/imj.12835/epdf

Journal publications in press:

Scott KM, Caldwell PHY, Barnes E & Barrett J. (In Press) ‘Teaching by Humiliation’ and mistreatment of medical students in clinical rotations Medical Journal of Australia - 3 August 2015.

Barrett J & Scott KM. (In Press) “Constantly ignored and told to disappear”: A qualitative review of the literature on ‘teaching by humiliation’ in medicine. Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-disciplinary Journal.

Scott KM, Caldwell PHY & Schuwirth LWT. (In Press) Responding to ‘Ten steps to health professional education research’. The Clinical Teacher.

Alexander S, Nerminathan A, Harrison A, Phelps M & Scott KM. (In Press) Prejudices and perceptions: Patient acceptance of mobile technology use in health. Internal Medicine Journal.

Scott KM, Lewis MJ & Caldwell PHY (In Press) Writing well in medicine and other disciplines. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Selected grants

2015

  • Improving patients mental health and wellbeing through Tele-health feedback systems; Calvo R, Scott K, Dunn S, Watson J, Glozier N; DVC Research/HMR+ Implementation Fund - University.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McGarvey, K., Scott, K., O'Leary, F. (2014). 'Round the table teaching': a novel approach to resuscitation education. The Clinical Teacher, 11(6), 444-448. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., Barrett, J., Cheetham, V., McCallum, Z., Barzi, F., Phelps, M. (2014). Mismatch between medical student expectations and experience: Student over-entitlement or programs needing reform? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 15(3), 41-52.
  • Barrett, J., Scott, K. (2014). Pedagogical and professional compromises by medical teachers in hospitals. The Clinical Teacher, 11(5), 340-344. [More Information]
  • Scott, K. (2014). Taking over someone else's e-learning design: challenges trigger change in e-learning beliefs and practices. Research in Learning Technology, 22, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., Charles, A., Holland, A. (2013). Clinical embryology teaching: is it relevant anymore? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(10), 709-712. [More Information]
  • Scott, K. (2013). Does a university teacher need to change e-learning beliefs and practices when using a social networking site? A longitudinal case study. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(4), 571-580. [More Information]
  • MacLean, J., Scott, K., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2011). Evaluation of an E-Learning teaching resource: What is the medical student perspective? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 13(2), 53-63.
  • Sutton-Brady, M., Scott, K., Taylor, L., Carabetta, G., Clark, S. (2009). The value of using short-format podcasts to enhance learning and teaching. ALTJ - Association for Learning Technology Journal, 17(3), 219-232. [More Information]
  • Peat, M., Scott, K. (2006). A dilemma in the strategic move towards blended learning: Balancing bottom-up with top-down approaches. CAL-Laborate, , 16-20.

Edited Journals

  • Peat, M., Scott, K., Koulias, M., Lobastov, M., Simpson, K., Tauber, J., Ward, M. (2005). From apples to oranges: Is the University's e-Learning Support Initiative enhancing the learning materials for students in the College of Sciences and Technology? Synergy.

Conferences

  • Adhikari, R., Richards, D., Scott, K. (2014). Security and Privacy Issues Related to the Use of Mobile Health Apps. 25th Australasian Conference of Information Systems ACIS 2014, New Zealand: AUT University.
  • Koulias, M., Leahy, G., Scott, K., Phelps, M., Campbell, D. (2012). "Wherever, whenever" learning in Medicine: Evaluation of an interactive mobile case-based project. ascilite 2012: Future Challenges|Sustainable Futures, Tugun, Australia: Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Refereed Conference Collection.
  • Scott, K. (2010). A longitudinal study into the transformation of a university teacher's conceptions of, and approach to, elearning. Ascilite 2010 sydney: curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future, Sydney: University of Queensland.
  • Scott, K., Mahony, M., Peat, M. (2008). Investigating impacts of elearning projects: Do they improve collaborative teaching developments? Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference AARE 2007, Australia: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).
  • Scott, K., MacLean, J., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Medical student use of an online formative assessment resource. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2008, Australia: Deakin University.
  • Clark, S., Sutton-Brady, M., Scott, K., Taylor, L. (2007). Short Podcasts: The Impact on Learning and Teaching. 6th Annual International Conference on Mobile Learning 2007, Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
  • Scott, K., Ward, M., Wood, G. (2006). Impact on student learning: Student evaluations of online formative assessment in fluid mechanics. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • White, F., Daly, M., Scott, K. (2006). Student evaluations of eLearning technologies in undergraduate psychology: a blended model for the future. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Mahony, M., Scott, K. (2005). Roger's Diffusion of Innovation Theory and the 'Using Still Images Online' Project. E-Learn 2005 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Govenment, Healthcare and Higher Education, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Wozniak, H., Scott, K., Atkinson, S. (2005). The balancing act: Managing issues of elearning projects at the University of Sydney. 22nd Annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference 2005 : Balance, Fidelity, Mobility: maintaining the momentum?, Brisband, Queensland, Australia: Department of Teaching and Learning Support Services Queensland University of Technology.
  • Scott, K., Mahony, M., Peat, M., Wozniak, H. (2005). Using Still Images in Online Teaching and Learning: Emerging Issues Affecting Current Practice. E-Learn 2005 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Govenment, Healthcare and Higher Education, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

2014

  • McGarvey, K., Scott, K., O'Leary, F. (2014). 'Round the table teaching': a novel approach to resuscitation education. The Clinical Teacher, 11(6), 444-448. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., Barrett, J., Cheetham, V., McCallum, Z., Barzi, F., Phelps, M. (2014). Mismatch between medical student expectations and experience: Student over-entitlement or programs needing reform? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 15(3), 41-52.
  • Barrett, J., Scott, K. (2014). Pedagogical and professional compromises by medical teachers in hospitals. The Clinical Teacher, 11(5), 340-344. [More Information]
  • Adhikari, R., Richards, D., Scott, K. (2014). Security and Privacy Issues Related to the Use of Mobile Health Apps. 25th Australasian Conference of Information Systems ACIS 2014, New Zealand: AUT University.
  • Scott, K. (2014). Taking over someone else's e-learning design: challenges trigger change in e-learning beliefs and practices. Research in Learning Technology, 22, 1-15. [More Information]

2013

  • Scott, K., Charles, A., Holland, A. (2013). Clinical embryology teaching: is it relevant anymore? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(10), 709-712. [More Information]
  • Scott, K. (2013). Does a university teacher need to change e-learning beliefs and practices when using a social networking site? A longitudinal case study. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(4), 571-580. [More Information]

2012

  • Koulias, M., Leahy, G., Scott, K., Phelps, M., Campbell, D. (2012). "Wherever, whenever" learning in Medicine: Evaluation of an interactive mobile case-based project. ascilite 2012: Future Challenges|Sustainable Futures, Tugun, Australia: Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Refereed Conference Collection.

2011

  • MacLean, J., Scott, K., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2011). Evaluation of an E-Learning teaching resource: What is the medical student perspective? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 13(2), 53-63.

2010

  • Scott, K. (2010). A longitudinal study into the transformation of a university teacher's conceptions of, and approach to, elearning. Ascilite 2010 sydney: curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future, Sydney: University of Queensland.

2009

  • Sutton-Brady, M., Scott, K., Taylor, L., Carabetta, G., Clark, S. (2009). The value of using short-format podcasts to enhance learning and teaching. ALTJ - Association for Learning Technology Journal, 17(3), 219-232. [More Information]

2008

  • Scott, K., Mahony, M., Peat, M. (2008). Investigating impacts of elearning projects: Do they improve collaborative teaching developments? Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference AARE 2007, Australia: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).
  • Scott, K., MacLean, J., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Medical student use of an online formative assessment resource. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2008, Australia: Deakin University.

2007

  • Clark, S., Sutton-Brady, M., Scott, K., Taylor, L. (2007). Short Podcasts: The Impact on Learning and Teaching. 6th Annual International Conference on Mobile Learning 2007, Melbourne: University of Melbourne.

2006

  • Peat, M., Scott, K. (2006). A dilemma in the strategic move towards blended learning: Balancing bottom-up with top-down approaches. CAL-Laborate, , 16-20.
  • Scott, K., Ward, M., Wood, G. (2006). Impact on student learning: Student evaluations of online formative assessment in fluid mechanics. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • White, F., Daly, M., Scott, K. (2006). Student evaluations of eLearning technologies in undergraduate psychology: a blended model for the future. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.

2005

  • Peat, M., Scott, K., Koulias, M., Lobastov, M., Simpson, K., Tauber, J., Ward, M. (2005). From apples to oranges: Is the University's e-Learning Support Initiative enhancing the learning materials for students in the College of Sciences and Technology? Synergy.
  • Mahony, M., Scott, K. (2005). Roger's Diffusion of Innovation Theory and the 'Using Still Images Online' Project. E-Learn 2005 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Govenment, Healthcare and Higher Education, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Wozniak, H., Scott, K., Atkinson, S. (2005). The balancing act: Managing issues of elearning projects at the University of Sydney. 22nd Annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference 2005 : Balance, Fidelity, Mobility: maintaining the momentum?, Brisband, Queensland, Australia: Department of Teaching and Learning Support Services Queensland University of Technology.
  • Scott, K., Mahony, M., Peat, M., Wozniak, H. (2005). Using Still Images in Online Teaching and Learning: Emerging Issues Affecting Current Practice. E-Learn 2005 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Govenment, Healthcare and Higher Education, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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