Gary Poole is a professor in the School of Population and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Senior Scholar in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship at the University of British Columbia. For 10 years, he was the director of UBC’s Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth and the founding Director of the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Following that, he was the Associate Director for SPPH from 2010 to 2015. He is a past-president of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He has received career achievement awards from both societies. He is also a 3M National Teaching Fellow.
1. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lifetime Award
2. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010
3. Cortlandt JG Mackenzie Prize for Excellence in Teaching
4. Queen’s Jubilee Medal for Outstanding Contribution in Higher Education
5. Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia Excellence in Education Award
6. SFU Excellence in Teaching Award
7. 3M Teaching Fellowship
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.
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.
Medical education, with a focus on self-directed learning.