Gellisse Bagnall received her B.A. degree (with first class honors in psychology) and her Ph.D. degree in health education. She serves as a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She worked as an Educational Development Manager at the National Health Service (NHS) Education for Scotland, from 1999 to 2012. Her major remit was to provide educational expertise, leadership, and consultancy for development, delivery, and evaluation of education for clinicians in NHS, UK. This was preceded by a 20-year academic career in educational research and teaching at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, including the position of Research Fellow/Lecturer in health education at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Her expertise includes systematic evaluation of educational interventions and evaluation methodology, development, implementation, and evaluation of open, distance, and e-learning, and clinical teaching and its effectiveness, especially clinical supervision, portfolios, and assessment. Her theoretical interests and expertise include principles of adult learning and teaching, multiprofessional learning, and how to best support workplace learning, especially in a clinical/ health care setting.
Biography Updated on 29 January 2014