Dr. Sharla King is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Program Director for the Master of Education in Health Sciences Education program. Dr. King serves as the Director of the Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC). HSERC is a shared educational resource of the health science faculties focused on health science scholarship in interprofessional team-based education at the pre-licensure and post-graduate levels and the effective use of educational technologies, such as simulation learning environments using mannequins and standardized patients. HSERC provides simulation services to faculties and community members.
Dr. King has worked in the area of interprofessional education and research at the University of Alberta for over 10 years. Her research interests relate to interprofessional education (pre-licensure and post-graduate), blended learning, simulation education and healthcare technologies in education.
Currently she is working on a pan-provincial collaborative project with Bethany Care and the Institute for Continuing Care Education and Research examining the use of learning circles as a means to improve quality of care in continuing care workplaces.
Priority given to graduate students in the Master of Education in Health Sciences Education program. This course offers an overview of the broad spectrum of quantitative and qualitative research, with an emphasis on the health sciences educator as a researcher and knowledge mobilizer. Students will explore research planning, improving the readability of research reporting, and translating results into practice. Sections are offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment.Winter Term 2021
Priority given to graduate students in the Master of Education in Health Sciences Education program. This course is a supervised individual project. Sections are offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment.Fall Term 2020
Priority given to graduate students in the Department of Educational Psychology.Fall Term 2020