Researcher

Associate Professor Boaz Shulruf

My Expertise

Standard setting in educational assessment: Pass/fail decision making over borderline grades, Medical student selection and university admission policies, Development of observational tools for measuring individuals and teams performance, Assessment within cross cultural contexts, Student perceptions of learning environment and learning experiences and Assessing educational impacts and clinical performance.

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Boaz Shulruf is Associate Professor in Medical Education. His main research interest is in the area of psycho-educational assessment in higher education, particularly within the context of Medical and Health Sciences Education. Boaz’s expertise is in quantitative research methodologies and educational assessment and psychometrics.  Boaz is an active member of a number of research groups in Australia New Zealand and overseas. Boaz’s current...view more

Boaz Shulruf is Associate Professor in Medical Education. His main research interest is in the area of psycho-educational assessment in higher education, particularly within the context of Medical and Health Sciences Education. Boaz’s expertise is in quantitative research methodologies and educational assessment and psychometrics.  Boaz is an active member of a number of research groups in Australia New Zealand and overseas. Boaz’s current research projects are:

  • Standard setting in educational assessment: Pass/fail decision making over borderline grades;
  • Medical student selection and university admission policies;
  • Development of observational tools for measuring individuals and teams performance;
  • Assessment within cross cultural contexts;
  • Student perceptions of learning environment and learning experiences;
  • Assessing educational impacts.
  • Assessing clinical performance

Opportunities for PhD and Masters projects

For enquiries about undertaking PhD or Masters projects related to any of topics listed above or any other topics related to medical education, please contact A/P Boaz Shulruf b.shulruf@unsw.edu.au   

Current research students and their projects

PhD

Alec Ekeroma (UoA) Enhancing health research and audit capability in the Pacific Islands

Mpatisi Moyo (UoA) Does applying values add value? Evaluation of an educational innovation

Adva Jonas  (UoA) Students' sense of engagement at school

Sarah Tumen (UoA) The impact of school resourcing and financial management on student attainment

Masters

Dr Fiona Naumann (UNSW) Clinical Supervision Quality in Exercise Physiology

Consultancy

Boaz is available for consultancy services in the areas of quantitative research methodologies, assessment and psychometrics. The consultancy may include but not limited to: Research design and sampling; designing the measurment tools (quesitonnaire, observational tools etc) planning and undertaking the statistical analysis.  

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Contact

+61 (2) 9385 2693
+61 (2) 9385 8670