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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 20

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, 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’', , 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 26, pp. 191 - 206, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a936682353~tab=citation

Balasooriya C; di Corpo S; Hawkins NJ, 2010, 'The facilitation of collaborative learning', Higher Education Management and Policy, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 6, pp. 29 - 42

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

Vakani FS; Uebel K; Balasooriya C; Demirkol A, 'The Status Quo of Continuing Medical Education in South-East Asia and Eastern Mediterranean Regions: A Scoping Review of 33 Countries.', J Contin Educ Health Prof, 44, pp. 44 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEH.0000000000000471

Conference Papers

Pervaz Iqbal M; Balasooriya ; O'Sullivan, Anthony ; Velan, Gary M, 2018, 'The Collaborative Learning Development Exercise (CLeD-EX) tool: A Preliminary Investigation', 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', 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://www.springerlink.com/content/vrj8676706267814/

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', Sydney, presented at 10th annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Program Workshop, Sydney, 28 October 2016 - 01 October 2016


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