Select Publications

Book Chapters

Balasooriya C; Asante A; Jayasinha R; Razee H, 2014, 'Academic mobility and migration: Reflections of international academics in Australia', in Academic Mobility, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 117 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/s1479-362820140000011013

Balasooriya C; Asante A; Jayasinha R; Razee H, 2014, 'Academic mobility & migration: Reflections of International Academics in Australia.', in Academic Mobility. International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 117 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1479-3628_2014_11

Balasooriya CD, 2013, 'Why is my design not working? The role of student factors', in Evans C; Kozhevnikova M (ed.), Styles of Practice in Higher Education, Routledge

Macdougall C; Ritchie JE; Rotem A; Balasooriya CD, 2003, 'Educational Options to Develop Population Health Skills in the Primary Health Care Workforce', in Thinking Populations: Population Health and the Primary Health Care Workforce, edn. 1st, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Adelaide, pp. 69 - 87

Journal articles

Le Marne FA; Stephens LM; Kranzusch K; Gunaratne PC; Ryan PJ; Archer ND; Beggs S; Balasooriya C; Bye AME, 2023, 'Understanding the ongoing learning needs of Australian metropolitan, rural and remote paediatricians: Evaluation of a neurology outreach programme', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 59, pp. 134 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.16261

Harrison R; Meyer L; Rawstorne P; Razee H; Chitkara U; Mears S; Balasooriya C, 2022, 'Evaluating and enhancing quality in higher education teaching practice: a meta- review', Studies in Higher Education, vol. 47, pp. 80 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2020.1730315

Shamim MS; Torda A; Baig LA; Zubairi N; Balasooriya C, 2021, 'Systematic development and refinement of a contextually relevant strategy for undergraduate medical ethics education: a qualitative study', BMC Medical Education, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-020-02425-6

Pervaz Iqbal M; Velan G; O'Sullivan A; Balasooriya C, 2020, 'The collaborative learning development exercise (CLeD-EX): an educational instrument to promote key collaborative learning behaviours in medical students', BMC Medical Education, vol. 20, pp. 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-020-1977-0

Tisdell C; Balasooriya C; Langford M; Steel A; Velan G, 2019, 'Reflecting on the UNSW Scientia Education Academy: A case study for inspiring educational excellence', Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 9, pp. 232 - 244, http://nus.edu.sg/cdtl/engagement/publications/ajsotl-home/asian-journal-of-the-scholarship-of-teaching-and-learning

Iqbal MP; Velan G; O'Sullivan A; Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya C, 2019, 'Developing the competency of ‘collaborative clinical practice’', MedEdPublish, vol. 8, pp. 82 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.15694/mep.2019.000082.1

Pervaz Iqbal M; Velan GM; O'Sullivan AJ; Balasooriya C, 2018, 'Prioritising the key behaviours that enhance the quality of collaborative learning by medical students: A modified Delphi study', FOCUS ON HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: A MULTI-PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL, vol. 19, pp. 18 - 35

Iqbal M; Velan GM; O'Sullivan AJ; Balasooriya C, 2018, 'Prioritising the key behaviours that enhance the quality of collaborative learning by medical students: A modified Delphi study', Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-Professional Journal, vol. 19, pp. 23 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.11157/fohpe.v19i2.236

Shamim MS; Baig L; Torda A; Balasooriya C, 2018, 'Culture and ethics in medical education: The Asian perspective', Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 68, pp. 444 - 446

Ashraf M; Harrison R; Hinchcliff R; Agaliotis M; Balasooriya C; Meyer L; Heslop D, 2018, 'Optimising the use of Technology Enhanced Learning And Teaching (TELT) in Health Services Management Education', Education for Health, vol. 31

Chunming WM; Harrison R; MacIntyre R; Travaglia J; Balasooriya C, 2017, 'Burnout in medical students: A systematic review of experiences in Chinese medical schools', BMC Medical Education, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-1064-3

Balasooriya C; Olupeliyawa A; Iqbal MP, 2016, 'Innovative Assessment That Combines Collaborative and Self-Directed Learning With Integration and Application of Knowledge: Teamwork Group Projects.', MedEdPORTAL, vol. 12, pp. 10452, http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10452

Iqbal M; Velan GM; O'Sullivan AJ; Balasooriya C, 2016, 'Differential impact of student behaviours on group interaction and collaborative learning: Medical students' and tutors' perspectives', BMC Medical Education, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-016-0730-1

Dharmaratne S; Razee H; Ponnamperuma G; Marambe K; Dawson A; Balasooriya C, 2015, 'VIGNETTE-BASED DECISION POINT ANALYSIS (VDPA): A NOVEL METHOD OF EXPLORING PERSON-CENTERED CONTEXTUAL INFLUENCES ON CLINICAL DECISION-MAKING', European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, vol. 3, pp. 151 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v3i2.902

Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya C, 2015, 'The impact of programmatic assessment on student learning: What can the students tell us?', Medical Education, vol. 49, pp. 453 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/medu.12730

Balasooriya C; Rhee J; Shulruf B; Canalese R; Zwar N, 2015, 'Evaluating the Guideline Enhancement Tool (GET): An innovative clinical training tool to enhance the use of hypertension guidelines in general practice', BMC Medical Education, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-014-0273-2

Pervaz Iqbal M; O'Sullivan AJ; Velan GM; Balasooriya C, 2014, 'Are we seeing the full picture of peer-assessment in medical education?', Medical Teacher, vol. 36, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0142159X.2014.940880

Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya C; Hughes C; O'Sullivan A, 2014, 'Educational impact of an assessment of medical students' collaboration in health care teams', Medical Education, vol. 48, pp. 146 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/medu.12318

Olupeliyawa AM; O'Sullivan AJ; Hughes C; Balasooriya CD, 2014, 'The Teamwork Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (T-MEX): A workplace-based assessment focusing on collaborative competencies in health care', Academic Medicine, vol. 89, pp. 359 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000000115

Balasooriya C; Olupeliyawa A; Pervaz Iqbal M; Lawley C; Cohn A; Ma D; Luu Q, 2013, 'A student-led process to enhance the learning and teaching of teamwork skills in medicine', Education for Health: Change in Learning and Practice, vol. 26, pp. 78 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1357-6283.120698

Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya CD; Hughes C; O Sullivan AJ, 2013, 'Transition to Clinical Practice as a Medical Graduate;What Collaborative Competencies and Behaviours are Critical?', Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, vol. 14, pp. 57 - 70, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=344097636240055;res=IELAPA

O Sullivan AJ; Harris P; Hughes CS; Toohey SM; Balasooriya CD; Velan GM; Kumar RK; McNeil HP, 2012, 'Linking assessment to undergraduate student capabilities through portfolio examination', Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, vol. 37, pp. 379 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2010.534766

Almeidaa PA; Teixeira-Dias JJ; Martinho M; Balasooriya CD, 2011, 'The interplay between students' perceptions of context and approaches to learning', Research Papers In Education, vol. 26, pp. 149 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2011.561975

Balasooriya CD; Tetik C; Harris P, 2011, 'Why is my design not working? The role of student factors', Research Papers In Education, vol. 26, pp. 191 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2011.561978

Balasooriya C; di Corpo S; Hawkins NJ, 2010, 'The facilitation of collaborative learning', Higher Education Management and Policy, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/hemp-22-5kmd4hqzhwvh

Albergaria-Almeida P; Teixeira-Dias J; Martinho M; Balasooriya CD, 2010, 'Kolb`s learning styles and approaches to learning: The case of chemistry undergraduates with better grades', International Journal of Knowledge Society Research, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 16, http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/article.aspx?TitleId=46643

Balasooriya CD; Di CSK; Hawkins NJ, 2010, 'The facilitation of collaborative learning; what works?', Higher Education Management and Policy, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 14

Olupeliyawa A; Hughes CS; Balasooriya CD, 2009, 'A review of the literature on teamwork competencies in healthcare practice and training: implications for undergraduate medical education', Asian Biomedicine, vol. 3, pp. 61 - 72, http://www.md.chula.ac.th/jmet/index.html

Koritschoner EE; Balasooriya CD; Bloomfield L, 2009, 'Clinical skills centres do not have to cost an arm and a leg', Medical Teacher, vol. 31, pp. 873 - 874, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01421590903287729

Balasooriya CD; Hughes CS; Toohey SM, 2009, 'Impact of a new integrated medicine program on students` approaches to learning', Higher Education Research and Development, vol. 28, pp. 289 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360902839891

Balasooriya CD; Toohey SM; Hughes CS, 2009, 'The cross-over phenomenon: unexpected patterns of change in students' approaches to learning', Studies in Higher Education, vol. 34, pp. 781 - 794, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075070802699188

Balasooriya CD; Toohey SM; Hughes CS, 2005, 'What do deep and surface approaches to learning mean for medical students and medical education?', Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, vol. 6, pp. 29 - 42

Senanayake MP; Ranasinghe A; Balasuriya C, 1998, 'Street children--a preliminary study.', The Ceylon medical journal, vol. 43, pp. 191 - 193

Conference Papers

Pervaz Iqbal M; Balasooriya ; O'Sullivan, Anthony ; Velan, Gary M, 2018, 'The Collaborative Learning Development Exercise (CLeD-EX) tool: A Preliminary Investigation', in The Collaborative Learning Development Exercise (CLeD-EX) tool: A Preliminary Investigation, An International Association for Medical Education (AMEE), Glasgow, Scotland, presented at An International Association for Medical Education (AMEE), Glasgow, Scotland, 05 September 2018 - 09 September 2015

Lo WW; Rhee J; Challinor K; Zwar N; Balasooriya C; Damadoran A; Bhalla S; Thompson R; Vuong K, 2015, 'Don’t BLAST your medical students! Teaching clinical supervisors how to support students experiencing difficulties', in Don’t BLAST your medical students! Teaching clinical supervisors how to support students experiencing difficulties, Australasian Doctors Health Conference, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Doctors Health Conference, Melbourne, 22 October 2015 - 25 October 2015, http://www.adhc2015.org.au/Winston%20Lo%20-%20Don't%20Blast%20your%20Medical%20Students.pdf

Pervaz Iqbal M; Balasooriya C; O'Sullivan AJ; Velan GM, 2014, 'Identifying the critical and important collaborative competencies that relate to effective collaborative learning environments in medicine', in ANZAHPE 2014 CONFERENCE - CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PROGRAMME. Gold Coast, Australia: ANZAHPE, ANZAHPE, Griffith University, pp. 275 - 275, presented at ANZAHPE 2014, Griffith University, 07 July 2014 - 10 July 2014, http://media.wix.com/ugd/363deb_f855cffe2d5243bb9012cf92abef7c7d.pdf

Albergaria-Almeida P; Teixeira-Dias J; Martinho M; Balasooriya CD, 2010, 'Approaches to learning and Kolb`s learning styles of undergraduates with better grades', in Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 316 - 321, presented at Knowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research, Corfu, Greece, 22 September 2010 - 24 September 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-16318-0_35

Balasooriya CD; Tetik C; Harris PG, 2010, 'New insights into the context-dependent nature of learning', in Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the European Learning Styles Information Network, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 50 - 58, presented at Exploring styles to enhance learning and teaching in diverse contexts, Portugal, 28 June 2010 - 30 June 2010, http://www.elsin2010.com/

Conference Posters

Torda AJ; balasooriya ; shamim , 2016, 'Ethics in Undergraduate Medical Education: a scoping review', Barcelona, presented at Annual meeting of the Association for Medical Education, Barcelona, 27 August 2016 - 31 August 2016, https://amee.org/getattachment/Conferences/AMEE-Past-Conferences/AMEE-2016/1-AMEE-2016-Abstract-Book-FULL-BOOK-UPDATED-Online-POST-CONFERENCE.pdf

Balasooriya C; Rhee J; Olupeliyawa A; Zwar N; Shulruf B; Canalese R; Jabbour V, 2016, 'The experience of using the Scrip Concordance Test in educational research.', Perth, Australia, presented at ANZAHPE - OTTAWA 2016 Joint Conference, Perth, Australia, 19 March 2016 - 23 March 2016, https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/363deb_3fc11e0e465046a0a2339f92f7a78993.pdf

Conference Presentations

Meyer L; Balasooriya C; Harrison R; Rawstorne P; Razee H, 2021, 'Piloting formative peer review of teaching: strengthening academic professional development', presented at HERDSA 2021 Conference, Brisbane, 30 June 2021 - 03 July 2021

Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya CD; Hughes CS, 2010, 'Developing teamwork as an outcome in an outcome-based medical education program', presented at 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore, 04 February 2010 - 08 February 2010

Olupeliyawa A; Balasooriya CD; Hughes CS, 2010, 'Teamwork competencies in healthcare for undergraduate medical education: understanding the context', presented at 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore, 04 February 2010 - 08 February 2010

Balasooriya CD; Di Corpo SK; Hawlins N, 2009, 'Facilitation of small group learning: What works?', presented at OECD Quality of Teaching in Higher Education Conference, Istanbul

Conference Abstracts

Ashraf MM; Hinchcliff R; Agaliotis M; Narasimhan P; Pardosi J; Asante A; Harrison R; Heslop D; Meyer L; Balasooriya C, 2016, 'The role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Health Management education: a global perspective', in The role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Health Management education: a global perspective, 10th annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Program Workshop, Sydney, presented at 10th annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Program Workshop, Sydney, 28 October 2016 - 01 October 2016

Working Papers

Iqbal MP; Velan G; O'Sullivan A; Balasooriya C, 2020, The Collaborative Learning Development Exercise (CLeD-EX): an educational instrument to promote key collaborative learning behaviours in medical students, Research Square, http://dx.doi.org10.21203/rs.2.18690/v2


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