Educational Publications

Category: Current

Educational Papers in Refereed Journals 2018 to date

Perrin HC (2018). What do employers want in a newly-qualified vet? A content analysis of UK veterinary job advertisements. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Accepted - in press, Summer 2018 issue.

Vinten CEK (2018).  The use of contextualised standardised client simulation to develop clinical reasoning in final year veterinary students.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, under review.

Educational Papers in Refereed Journals 2017

Armitage-Chan E (2017). Developing teaching to improve the wellbeing of future vets. Veterinary Record, 181: i-ii.

Armitage-Chan E, Jackson EL (2017). Improving student engagement in veterinary business studies. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, online ahead of print. 

Cardwell JM, Magnier K, Kinnison T, Silva-Fletcher A (2017).  Student experiences and perceptions of compulsory research projects: A veterinary perspective.  Veterinary Record Open, 4(1): http://dx.doi/org/

Channon SB, Davis RC, Goode NT, May SA (2017). What makes a good group? Exploring the characteristics and performance of undergraduate student groups.  Advances in Health Sciences Education, 22: 17-41.

Chapman-Waterhouse, E, Silva-Fletcher AWhittlestone KD (2017). The use of reusable learning objects to enhance the delivery of veterinary education: A literature review. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 9: 24–36.

Davidson J (2017).  Is veterinary nursing a visible profession?  Part One.  The Veterinary Nurse, 8(7): 403-407.  Link

Davidson J (2017).  Is veterinary nursing a visible profession?  Part Two.  The Veterinary Nurse, 8(9): 516-518.  Link

Davidson J (2017).  Veterinary nursing uniforms:  Their role in infection control.  The Veterinary Nurse, 8(1): 6-10.  Link

Dixon W, Kinnison T, May SA (2017). Understanding the primary care paradigm: An experiential learning focus of the early veterinary graduate. Veterinary Record, 181:480.

Gibbens N, Ravetz G, May SA (2017).  Vets' responsibility to tackle antimicrobial resistance.  Veterinary Record, 181(20): 542.

Humm KR, May SA (2017).  Clinical reasoning by veterinary students in the first-opinion setting: Is it encouraged?  Is it practiced?  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, ePub ahead of print:

Jackson EL, Armitage-Chan E (2017). The challenges and issues of undergraduate student retention and attainment in UK veterinary medical education. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44: 247-259. 

Kinnison T, May SA (2017). Continuing professional development: Researching non-technical competencies can support cognitive reappraisal and reduced stress in clinicians. Veterinary Record, 181: 266.

Kinnison T, Whiting M, Magnier K, Mossop L (2017). Evaluating #VetFinals: can Twitter help students prepare for final examinations? Medical Teacher, 39(4): 436-443.

May SA (2017). Reflection and our professional lives. UK-Vet: Companion Animal, 22: 32-36.

Perrin HC (2017). Improving safety through changes to practice culture. Veterinary Record, 180: 470-471.

Silva-Fletcher A, May SA (2017). Discipline-specific compared to generic training of teachers in higher education. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education,

Starke S, May SA (2017). Veterinary student competence in equine lameness recognition and assessment: A mixed methods study. Veterinary Record, 181: 168.

Stokes H, Perera V, Jayasena N, Silva-Fletcher A (2017). Nocturnal behaviour of orphaned Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) calves In Sri Lanka. Zoo Biology Advance

Educational Papers in Refereed Journals 2016

Abuelo A, Castillo C, May SA (2016). Usefulness of crossword puzzles in helping first-year BVSc students learn veterinary terminology.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 43.

Armitage-Chan E, Maddison J, May SA (2016). What is the veterinary professional identity? Preliminary findings from web-based continuing professional development in veterinary professionalism.  Veterinary Record, 178: 318.

Armitage-Chan E (2016). Assessing professionalism: A theoretical framework for defining clinical rotation assessment criteria.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 43(4): 364-371. 

Castro SM, Armitage-Chan E (2016). Career aspiration in UK veterinary students: the influences of gender, self-esteem and year of study. Veterinary Record, 179: 408.

Chapman-Waterhouse E, Silva-Fletcher A, Whittlestone KD (2016). Examining the use of web-based reusable learning objects by animal and Veterinary Nursing students. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 11: 28–39.

Kalupahana R, Silva-Fletcher A (2016). A participant–led programme for field veterinary training to identify bacteriological quality of milk from the farmer to the retail outlet. Food Control, 63: 128-134.

Kinnison T (2016). When veterinary teams are faced with clients who can't afford to pay. Veterinary Record, 179(23): 594-595.

Kinnison T, Guile D, May SA (2016). The case of veterinary interprofessional practice: from one health to a world of its own. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 4: 51-57.

Kinnison T, May SA (2016). Evidence-based healthcare: The importance of effective interprofessional working for high quality veterinary services, a UK example. Veterinary Evidence Online,

Perrin HC (2016). Why don’t boys apply to vet school? A pilot study. Veterinary Record, 179: 148.

Roder C, May SA (2016). The hidden curriculum of veterinary education: mediators and moderators of its effects.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(3): 542-551.

Vinten CE, Cobb KA, Freeman SL, Mossop LH (2016). An investigation into the clinical reasoning development of veterinary students. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 43(4): 398-405.

Wallace S, May SA (2016). Assessing and enhancing quality through outcomes-based continuing professional development (CPD): a review of current practice. Veterinary Record, 179(20): 515-520.

Whiting M, Kinnison T, Mossop L (2016).  Teaching Tip: Developing an intercollegiate Twitter forum to improve student exam study and digital professionalism.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 43.

Educational Papers in Refereed Journals 2015

Algers A, Silva-Fletcher A (2015) Teachers’ Perceived Value, Motivations for and Adoption of Open Educational Resources in Animal and Food Sciences. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 10: 35-45.

Holloway P, Musallam I, Whiting M, Good L,  Van Winden S, Silva-Fletcher A, Ababneh M, Abu-Basha E, Guitian J (2015) Building capacity to reduce biological threats in the Middle East. Veterinary Record, 177: 337-338.

Kinnison T, Guile D, May SA (2015). Errors in veterinary practice: preliminary lessons for building better veterinary teams. Veterinary Record, 177: 492.

Kinnison T, Guile D, May SA (2015). Veterinary team interactions, part two: the personal effect. Veterinary Record, 177: 541.

Kinnison T, May SA, Guile D (2015). Veterinary team interactions, part one: the practice effect. Veterinary Record, 177: 419.

May SA (2015). Towards a Scholarship of Primary Health Care.  Veterinary Record, 176: 677-682. 

May SA, Silva-Fletcher A (2015). Scaffolded active learning: Nine pedagogical principles for building a modern veterinary curriculum.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 42: 332-339.

Silva-Fletcher A, May SA (2015). Developing teachers in veterinary education. REDU. Revista de Docencia Universitaria, 13(extra): 33-52.