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Dwight Assenheimer

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Dwight Assenheimer

Lecturer

Room 238-02 (Level 2), Medical Science 2, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6226 4827 (phone)

+61 3 6226 4788 (fax)

Dwight.Assenheimer@utas.edu.au

 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.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • 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

Biography

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].

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • Australasian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine

Administrative expertise

  • Coordinator for CAM101 – Foundations of Medicine 1, Semester 1, MBBS program
  • Coordinator for CJA212 – Basic Pathological Processes & Immunity, Semester 2, BMedRes&Biotech program

Teaching

General and Systematic Pathology

Teaching expertise

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.

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Fields of Research

  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
  • Educational Technology and Computing (130306)

Research Objectives

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum (930301)
  • Syllabus and Curriculum Development (930302)
  • Curriculum (930399)

Publications

Total publications

4

Journal Article

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Assenheimer 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]

DOI: 10.4103/1357-6283.188748 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Zimitat C

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2014Malau-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]

DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2013.796711 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Malau-Aduli BS; Choi-Lundberg D; Zimitat C

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Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Malau-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]

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Co-authors: Malau-Aduli BS; Choi-Lundberg DL; Zimitat C

2010Malley 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]

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Co-authors: Malley RC; Chapman JA; Choi-Lundberg DL; Williams A-MM