Dr Assenheimer lectures general pathology, pathology of the osteoarticular system, pathology of thyroid and central nervous system in the MBBS program, and basic pathology in the BMedResBiotech program.
- MBBS, University of Pernambuco, Brazil. 1981
- Grad Cert UL&T, University of Tasmania, Australia. 2009
- Grad Dip Theol, University of Divinity, Australia. 2015
- Dip Nat, Health Schools Australia, Australia. 1994
Languages (other than English)
Portuguese & Spanish
Before joining the University of Tasmania, Dr Assenheimer held lectureship positions at the Endeavour College [Melbourne] where he coordinated the implementation of pathology teaching for complementary medicine professionals. He also supported the delivery of the pathology program for TCM students at Victoria University [Melbourne].
- Australian College of General Practitioners
- Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
- Australasian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine
- Coordinator for CAM101 – Foundations of Medicine 1, Semester 1, MBBS program
- Coordinator for CJA212 – Basic Pathological Processes & Immunity, Semester 2, BMedRes&Biotech program
General and Systematic Pathology
Dr Assenheimer has been lecturing on human diseases for the last 20 years in various teaching institutions bringing a wealth of experience to the University of Tasmania.
Dwight has been extensively involved in the development and implementation of the current MBBS program at the university and has been a member of the 5 Year Curriculum Working Group [MBBS program]. In addition he has participated in the development and implementation of the current BMedRes&Biotech program.
Fields of Research
- Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
- Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
- Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum (930301)
- Syllabus and Curriculum Development (930302)
- Curriculum (930399)
Journal Article(2 outputs)
|2016||Assenheimer D, Knox K, Nadarajah VD, Zimitat C, 'Medical students' epistemological beliefs: Implications for curriculum', Education for Health: change in learning and practice, 29, (2) pp. 107-112. ISSN 1469-5804 (2016) [Refereed Article]|
Co-authors: Zimitat C
|2014||Malau-Aduli BS, Assenheimer D, Choi-Lundberg D, Zimitat C, 'Using computer-based technology to improve feedback to staff and students on MCQ assessments', Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51, (5) pp. 510-522. ISSN 1470-3300 (2014) [Refereed Article]|
Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1
Co-authors: Malau-Aduli BS; Choi-Lundberg D; Zimitat C
Conference Publication(2 outputs)
|2011||Malau-Aduli BS, Wells R, Assenheimer D, Choi-Lundberg DL, Zimitat C, 'Improving the quality of MCQ assessment and feedback to staff and students', Proceedings of the 10th Teaching Matters Conference, 23 November, Hobart, pp. 45-46. (2011) [Conference Extract]|
Co-authors: Malau-Aduli BS; Choi-Lundberg DL; Zimitat C
|2010||Malley RC, Assenheimer D, Chapman JA, Choi-Lundberg DL, Williams A-MM, 'Cadaver path: Integration of anatomy and anatomical pathology in the dissection laboratory', Australian & New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, December 2010, Hobart, TAS (2010) [Conference Extract]|
Co-authors: Malley RC; Chapman JA; Choi-Lundberg DL; Williams A-MM