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Design Team


Team and Contact
Online Access
Intellectual Property and Dissemination
Related Publications

Team and Contact


Associate Professor Siaw-Teng Liaw
Concept, Content Expert, Author

Dr Gregor Kennedy
Instructional Designer, Project Manager, Evaluator, Author

Dr John Marty
Content Expert, Author

The whole team is from Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

gek@unimelb.edu.au (Gregor Kennedy)

Dr Terry Judd
Instructional designer, Software Architecture, Software Programming, Author

Dr Mike Keppell
Instructional Designer, Project Manager, Author

Dr Ruth McNair
Content Expert, Author

Online Access


The learning design is CD-Rom based and is not available online.

Online resources that may be useful are listed below:

Details about the Medical Curriculum at the University of Melbourne including a diagram of the course structure: http://www.medfac.unimelb.edu.au/med/courseInfo/uGradCourseInfo.asp

An example “Problem of the Week” used in the Medical Curriculum at the University of Melbourne:

Intellectual Property and Dissemination


As the learning design of Communicating with the Tired Patient has not been slated for redevelopment there are few IP concerns.

The provision of a detailed description of the learning design does not raise IP concerns.

Related Publications


Liaw, T., Kennedy, G., Keppell, M., Marty, J., McNair, R. (2000). Using multimedia to assist students with communication skills and biopsychosocial integration: An evaluation. Australian Journal of Educational Technology, 16 (2) 104-125.

This paper reports on the first formative evaluation of the program and includes a brief description of the learning design and the evaluation approach adopted.

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