Gellisse Bagnall received a B.A. degree (with 1st class honors in psychology), and a Ph.D. degree in health education. She is a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has been working as an Educational Development Manager at the National Health Service (NHS) Education for Scotland, since 1999. Her major remit is to provide educational expertise, leadership, and consultancy for development, delivery, and evaluation of education for clinicians in NHS, Scotland. This was preceded by a 20-year academic career in educational research and teaching at the University of Edinburgh, including the position of Research Fellow/lecturer in Health Education at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Her numerous expertise include systematic evaluation of educational interventions and evaluation methodology; development, implementation, and evaluation of open, distance, and e-learning; 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 best to support workplace learning, especially in a clinical/ health care setting.
Biography Updated on 22 December 2011