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Associate Professor Susan Bridges

The University of Hong Kong

Dr Susan Bridges is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Curriculum Innovation) with the Faculty of Education and the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She has been an educator in both mainstream and higher education for over 30 years. Her work in higher education focuses on curriculum and staff development, including e-learning initiatives, to enhance student learning outcomes. This resulted in a 2012 HKU Outstanding Teaching Award (Team) for work on blended learning in Dentistry. Her research interests are interactional and ethnographic, exploring the ‘how’ of effective pedagogy and professional communication. She has published on problem-based learning (PBL) in Medical Education and the 2014 Cambridge Handbook of Learning Sciences (2nd Ed) and currently has nationally funded research grants examining PBL and educational technologies as well as health communication. Her most recent co-edited book Educational Technologies in Medical and Health Sciences Education follows the successful 2012 volume Problem-Based Learning in Clinical Education: The Next Generation which has recorded over 10,600 downloads to date.

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