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Gary Poole teaches Research in Progress in SPPH and in the undergraduate medical program, primarily in Doctor, Patient and Society. Gary conducts medical education research, as well as research in health psychology.
From 2000 to 2010, Gary directed the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth and the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at UBC. Gary has won an excellence in teaching award from SFU and a 3M Teaching Fellowship. In his years at UBC, he has received two teaching awards, plus a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for contributions to Higher Education and a Lifetime Achievement Award from STLHE.
He is the co-author of “Effective Teaching with Technology in Higher Education,” and “The Psychology of Health and Health Care: A Canadian Perspective.” Gary is also an associate professor in the School of Population and Public Health in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine and Senior Scholar in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship.
DPAS 420, SPPH 507, SPPH 607
Jean Slick, Ph.D. Candidate (Poole is committee member)
The Disciplinary Characteristics of Case-based Learning Activities in Disaster Management Post-secondary Programs: What Is and What Might Be
Greenly Ho, Ph.D. Candidate (Poole is committee member
Psychological Functioning and Bereavement Care Needs of Bereaved Parents and Siblings in Chinese Immigrant Families in Canada
Poole, G., Matheson, D., & Cox, D.N. (2011). The psychology of health and health care: A Canadian perspective. 4rd Edition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.
Wade, C., Tavris,C., & Poole, G. (2006). An invitation to psychology, 2nd Canadian Edition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.
Bates, A.W. & Poole, G. (2003). Effective teaching with technology in higher education: Foundations for Success. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Poole, G. (1993). Fostering critical thinking skills in introductory psychology. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Poole, G., & Simmons, N. (in press). Contributions of the scholarship of teaching and learning to quality enhancement in Canada. In R. Land & G. Gordon (Eds.) Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: International Perspectives. London: Routledge.
Poole, G. (in press). Square one: What is research? In K. McKinney (Ed.) The scholarship of teaching and learning in and across the disciplines. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Poole, G., & Iqbal, I. (2011). An exploration of the scholarly foundations of educational development. In J. Smart & R.P. Perry (Eds.) Higher education: A handbook of theory and research, Vol. 26. New York: Springer.
Poole, G. (2008). Academic Disciplines: Homes or Barricades? In Carolin Kreber (Ed.), The university and its disciplines: Teaching and learning within and beyond disciplinary boundaries. New York: Routledge, pp. 50-57.
REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (Recent)
Poole, G. (in press). The coming and going: The work of educational developers wen admission criteria and desired outcomes change simultaneously. International Journal of Academic Development.
Poole, G. (in press). Using psychological principles to narrow the intention-behavior gap and increase participation in HIV vaccine trials. Current Research in HIV AIDS.
Poole, G., Jones, L., Whitfield, M. (in press). Helping students reflect: Lessons from Cognitive Psychology. Advances in Health Sciences Education. (DOI) 10.1007/s10459-012-9373-0.
Dhalla, S., Poole, G., Singer, J., Patrick, D., Wood, E., & Kerr, T. (2012). Cognitive factors and willingness to participate in an HIV vaccine trial in HIV-positive injection drug users. Psychology, Health and Medicine. Published first online, January 17, 2012.
Dhalla, S. & Poole, G. (2011). Barriers to participation in an HIV vaccine trial. Vaccine, 29(35), 5850-5859.
Toomey, P., Hanlon, N., Bates, J., Poole, G., & Lovato, C.Y. (2011). Exploring the role of social capital in supporting a regional medical education campus. Rural Remote Health, 11(4), 1774.
Dhalla, S. & Poole, G. (2011). Motivators of enrolment in HIV vaccine trials: A review of HIV vaccine preparedness studies. Aids Care, 23(11), 1430-1447.
Dhalla, S., Zumbo, B.D. & Poole, G. (2011). A Review of the Psychometric Properties of the CRAFFT Instrument: 1999-2010. Current Drug Abuse Reviews, 4(1), 57-64.
Maclean, M., & Poole, G. (2010). An introduction to ethical considerations for novices to research in teaching and learning in Canada. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1(2). Retrieved from http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cjsotl_rcacea/vol1/iss2/7.
Dhalla, S., Poole, G., Singer, J., Patrick, D., Wood, E., & Kerr, T. (2010). Cognitive factors and willingness to participate in an HIV vaccine trial among HIV-negative injection drug users. Vaccine, 28(7), 1663-1667.