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A/Prof

Robyn Woodward-Kron

Associate Professor In Healthcare Communication
Medical Education
health literacy
systemic functional linguistics
learner health professional discourses
educational linguistics
genre
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
communication
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A/Prof

Robyn Woodward-Kron

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
workplace based assessment
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A/Prof

Robyn Woodward-Kron

 

Associate Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron researches language and communication in healthcare and in health professionals' education. The purpose of her research is both to understand how language and communication enable healthcare as well as how health professional students learn through interactions.



Robyn's role in the Department of Medical Education is Director of Research and Research Training. Her PhD is in educational linguistics and she has over 80 research and scholarly outputs. These include award winning multi-media resources for International Medical Graduates, and online resources for medical and health professional students. Current programs of research include trainee doctor and other learner health professions’ clinical communication, workplace-based learning in health professions' education, participation in clinical trials for culturally diverse populations, patient education and health literacy using communication technologies, and criteria for an English language test for internationally qualified health professionals.

Projects

Displaying the 14 most recent projects by Robyn Woodward-Kron.

14

Projects

Project Types


7

Research Contracts


7

Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 96 most recent scholarly works by Robyn Woodward-Kron.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

British Council Award

2009

2009 Vice-Chancellor's Knowledge Transfer Award

2004

NSW Institue of Educational Research Award for Outstanding Researcher in 2003 (for my Phd studies)

NSW Institute of Educational Research

2002

Minor Bursary to attend International Systemic Functional Congress

International Systemic Functional Linguistic Association

2001

Tertiary Technology Showcase section winner, Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing for the CD-ROM Academic Writing: A language ba

Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing

1999

M.A.K. Halliday Scholarship from the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia

Applied Linguistics Association of Australia

1999

for PhD studies

Australian Postgraduate Award

2019

Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor In Healthcare Communication

Medical Education

Member

Communication, Medicine and Ethics

Member

European Association of Healthcare Communication

Member

Association of Australian and New Zealand Health Professions Education

Member

Institute for Communication in Healthcare

Education


Graduate Diploma of Arts

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Wollongong

Masters of Arts (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

University of Technology Sydney

Masters of Arts (English)

University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Arts

University of Sydney