Dr Stephen Maloney
B.Physiotherapy, M.PublicHealth, PhD
Telephone:+61 3 9904 4240
Facsimile:+61 3 9904 4812
Stephen has a keen interest in improving the teaching and learning experience for both staff and students alike. His educational research has predominantly focused on technology-based innovations and social media, the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching methods, and promoting early links between our students and industry. Stephen uses a variety of research methods, including both qualitative and quantitative methods, and economic evaluations. Stephen enjoys a range of responsibilities within Monash that enables him to engage with and influence educational and educational research, including roles as Director of Education for the School of Primary Health Care, Deputy Head of Department for Physiotherapy, an honorary position in the Monash Education Research and Quality Unit, and as chair of the Society for Cost and Value in Health Professions Education.
- Australian Government, Office of Learning and Teaching, Citation – For outstanding contribution to student learning. 2015
- Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013.
- Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MNHS) Faculty ECR Publication Prize, for Social and Educational Research.2013. Breakeven, cost benefit, cost effectiveness, and willingness to pay for web-based versus face-to-face education delivery for health professionals.
- Medical Education (journal of) Critics Choice Award. Edinburgh, 2013
- School of Primary Health Care ECR publication prize (2013). ‘Investigating the efficacy of practical skill teaching: a pilot study comparing three educational methods”.
- Higher Education Research Development Society of Australia, seed funding award for the Mentoring and Collaboration project titled ‘starting an International Society for Cost and Value in Medical Education’. 2013.
- Vice-Chancellors Citation for Exceptional Contribution to OH&S
Successful Funding Applications
- A 360 degree analysis of the cost of an underperforming student within health professional education. S. Maloney, G. Rivers, D. Ilic. Office of the Vice- Provost (Learning and Teaching). $30,000
- Determining the cost-effectiveness, and impact on student value, for implementing BTBL agenda within a first year marketing unit. S. Maloney, D. Tojib. G. Rivers, D. Ilic. Office of the Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching). $18,000
- Establishing the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and student experience of simulation training for the prevention of falls amongst hospitalised inpatients. C. Williams, D. Kielgaldie, D. Nestel, S. Maloney, T. Haines. Department of Health and Human Services. 2015. $200,0000.
- An Evidence Check review brokered by the Sax Institute for the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI). Bowles KA, Haines T, Molloy E, Maloney S, Kent F, Sevenhuysen S, Tai J. The costs and benefits of providing undergraduate student clinical placements for a health service organisation: A rapid review. 2014. $20,000
- Forming an International Society for Cost and Value in Medical Education: Facilitation collaborations through leadership'. Maloney S, Walsh K, Ilic D. Higher Education Research Development Society of Australasia. 2012. $2,500.
- Australian Physiotherapy Association Educators Group. Paynter S, Morgan P, Maloney S, Sevenhuysen S, Farlie M. National Short-Course Development Tender – Developing Effective Educators. 2013. $12,000
- Monash Teacher Accelerator. Office of PVC(L&T), 2015. CIA $50,000.
- Strategic Grant Scheme 2014. Monash University. The acceptability and effectiveness of social media as a bridge between clinical research and the point of care. Maloney S, Gaida J, Morgan P, Keating J, Clearihan L, Sadasivan S, Davies D, Ilic D. SPG007 CIA $48,000
- PVC (L&T) Monash University. Maloney S, Rivers G, Ilic D. Economic Analyses of Implementing Better Teaching Better Learning. 2013 CIA $25,000
- Monash University Learning and Teaching Grant. 2013. Keating J, Rajan R, Duig B, Lane A, White P, loiacono R, Maloney S. $18,000
- Monash Education. Maloney S, Keating J, Morgan P, Kotsanas G. Evaluating the impact of digital repositories on teaching and learning activities, and exploration of its use as a vehicle for sharing resources between departments. CIA. $20,000.
- Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and health Sciences Learning and Teaching Fund. 2009. CIA Stephen Maloney, Dragan Ilic, Jenny Keathing, Karen McConalogue, Robyn Benson, George Kotsanas . Producing a market research informed e-learning template, for interprofessional online module development, of health care professionals $38,000
- Faculty Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences Information Technology Committee Grant Scheme. Maloney S, Keating J. Creating and populating a searchable online resource repository supporting efficient and innovative teaching and learning for Monash Physiotherapy staff and students. 2009. CIA $46,000.
- Collier Charitable Fund. Cameras for practical skill resource creations. Keating J., Maloney S., Nickson W. 2009. $6,000
- Carrick Grant. Molloy E., Keating J., Maloney S., Preparing physiotherapy students for clinical practice: evaluating the ‘pre-clinical week’ model. 2009. $10,000
- Maloney, S.R., 2012, Knowledge transfer and practice for clinical skills performance. In: Knowledge Transfer: Practices, Types and Challenges, eds Dragan Ilic, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA, pp. 175‐188.
- Maloney S, Williams B. Modes of Pedagogy. In: Evidence‐based education: Promoting best practice in the teaching and learning of health professional students. Radcliffe Publishing, Abingdon, UK 2014.
Maloney, S., Nicklen, P., Rivers, G., Foo, J., Ooi, Y. Y., Reeves, S., Walsh, K., Ilic, D. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Blended Versus Face-to-Face Delivery of Evidence-Based Medicine to Medical Students. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 17(7). E182
Maloney S, Weiner J, Morgan P, Tunnecliff J, Keating J, Sadasivan S, et al. Translating Evidence Into Practice via Social Media: A Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015;17(10).
Rivers G., Foo J., Ilic D., Nicklen P., Reeves S., Walsh K., Maloney S. The economic value of an investment in physiotherapy education: a net present value analysis. Journal of Physiotherapy. 61 (3). Page 148-154. 2015 June. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2015.05.015
Tunnecliff J, Ilic D, Morgan P, Keating J, Gaida JE, Clearihan L, Sadasivan S, Davies D, Ganesh S, Mohanty P, Weiner J, Maloney S. Facilitating Clinical Excellence; The Acceptability of Social Media to Translate Research Evidence to Clinical Practice. J Med Internet Research. J Med Internet Res 2015;17(5):e119 doi:10.2196/jmir.4347
JE Gaida, S Maloney, K Lo, P Morgan. 2014. Clinical incidents involving students on placement: an analysis of incident reports to identify potential risk factors. Physiotherapy. Physiotherapy. Aug 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2014.06.006
Osadnik C, Paynter S, Maloney S (2015). RE: Admission interview scores are associated with clinical performance in an undergraduate physiotherapy course: an observational Study. Journal of Physiotherapy. Published online: March 25, 2015.
Lo K, Osadnik C, Leonard M, Maloney S (2015) Differences in student and clinician perceptions of clinical competency in undergraduate physiotherapy New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy 43(1): 11-15. DOI: 10.15619/NZJP/43.1.02
Kent F, Richards K, Haines T, Morgan P, Maloney S, Keating JL. Patient and practitioner perceptions of student participation in private practice consultations: A mixed-methods study Focus on Health Professional Education 16(2): 42-54.
Lo, K.J., Maloney, S.R., Bearman, M.L., Morgan, P.E., 2014, Proactive student engagement with fitness to practise, Journal of Biomedical Education [P], vol 2014, pp. 1-8.
Armstrong SA1, Till ES, Maloney S, Harris G Compression socks and functional recovery following marathon running: a randomized controlled trial. J Strength Cond Res. 2014 Sep 2.
Walsh K. Reeves S, Maloney S. Exploring issues of cost and value in professional and interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care Nov 2014, Vol. 28, No. 6: 493–494.
Sevenhuysen, S.L., Skinner, E., Farlie, M., Raitman, L., Nickson, W.M., Keating, J.L., Maloney, S.R., Molloy, E.K., Haines, T.P., 2014, Educators and students prefer traditional clinical education to a peer-assisted learning model, despite similar student performance outcomes: a randomised trial, Journal of Physiotherapy [P], vol 60, issue 4, Elsevier Australia, Australia, pp. 209-216.
Ilic D, Maloney S. Methods of teaching medical trainees evidence based medicine: A systematic review. Medical Education 2014;48:124-135
Maloney S, Moss A, Ilic D. Social media in health professional education – a student perspective on user levels and prospective applications. Advances in Health Science Education (Accepted February 25 2014) DOI: 10.1007/s10459-014-9495-7
Sevenhuysen S, Nickson W, Farlie M, Raitman L, Keating J, Molloy E, Maloney S, Haines T. The development of a peer assisted learning model for the clinical education of physiotherapy students. Journal of Peer Learning 2013;6:1
Maloney S, Chamberlain M, Morrison S, Kotsanas G, Keating J, Ilic D. Health professional learner attitudes and use of digital learning resources. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2013;15:e7
Maloney S, Storr M, Paynter S, Morgan P, Ilic D. Investigating the efficacy of practical skill teaching: a pilot-study comparing three educational methods. Advances in Health Science Education 2013;18:71-80
Maloney S, Paynter S, Storr M, Morgan P. Implementing student self-video of performance. The Clinical Teacher 2013;10:323-‐327.
Maloney S, Moss A, Keating J, Kotsanas G, Morgan P. Sharing teaching and learning resources: perceptions of a university’s faculty members. Medical Education 2013;47:811-819
Maloney S, Hong-Meng Tai J, Paynter S, Lo K, Ilic D. Self-directed online learning modules: students’ behaviours and experiences. Pharmacy 2013;1:8-15.
Maloney S, Storr M, Morgan P, Ilic D. The effect of student self-video performance on clinical skill competency: a randomised controlled trial. Advances in Health Sciences Education 201318:81-89.
Maloney, S.R., Haas, R., Keating, J.L., Molloy, E.K., Jolly, B.C., Sims, J., Morgan, P.E., Haines, T.P. Breakeven, cost benefit, cost effectiveness, and willingness to pay for web-based versus face-to-face education delivery for health professionals. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2012;14:222-237.
Maloney, S., Haas, R., Keating, J., Molloy, E., Jolly, B., Sims, J., Morgan, P., Haines, T. Effectiveness of web-based versus face-to-face delivery of education in prescription of falls-prevention exercise to health professionals: randomized trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2012;13e116-e125.
Haas, R., Maloney, S.R., Pausenberger, E.K., Keating, J.L., Sims, J., Molloy, E., Jolly, B.C., Morgan, P.E., Haines, T.P. Clinical decision making in exercise prescription for fall prevention, Physical Therapy 2012;91:666-679.
Ilic D, Maloney S, Green S. Guiding users to quality information about osteoarthritis on the internet: A pilot study. Telemedicine and e-Health 2005;11:703-706.
Maloney S, Ilic D, Green S. 2005. Accessibly, nature and quality of health information on the Internet: a survey on osteoporosis. Rheumatology 2005;44:382‐385.
Select Conference Presentations - International & National:
Dalwood, Cox, Maloney, Morgan. 11th National Allied Health Conference, 09-11 November, Crown Convention Centre, Melbourne. Preparing physiotherapy students for clinical placement: student perceptions of peer-simulation. Oral presenation. Paper no. 126-139.00
Tunnecliff J, Ilic D, Morgan P, Keating J, Gaida JE, Clearihan L, Sadasivan S, Davies D, Ganesh S, Mohanty P, Weiner J, Reynolds J, Maloney S. The Acceptability Among Health Researchers and Clinicians of Social Media to Translate Research Evidence to Clinical Practice: Mixed-Methods Survey and Interview Study. International Clinical Skills Conference, Prato. May 2015.
An Approach for Calculating Student-Centered Value in Education – The Link Between Quality, Efficiency, and the Learning Experience in the Health Professions. Nicklen P, Rivers G, Ooi Y Y, Ilic D, Reeves S, Walsh K, Maloney S. Australia and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Association. Newcastle, NSW, March 2015.
A Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Online versus Face-to-Face Delivery of Evidence-Based Medicine to Medical Students. Maloney S, Nicklen P, Rivers G, Ooi Y Y, Reeves S, Walsh K, Ilic D. Australia and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Association. Newcastle, NSW, March 2015.
2014 Lo K, Keating J, Maloney S, Francis-Cracknell A, Morgan P. Student perceptions of an innovative fitness to practice policy. Victorian Allied Health Research Conference, Melbourne, March 28th, 2014.
Sevenhuysen S., Nickson W., Farlie M., Raitman L., Keating JK., Molloy E., Skinner E., Maloney S., Haines TP. A Randomised Trial of Peer Assisted Learning in Physiotherapy Clinical Education. Australia & New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators Conference, Melbourne. June 24-27, 2013.
An Effective and Efficient Blended Learning Approach for Supporting Practical Skill Development of the Adult Learner. Maloney S, Seville C, Cope L, Dalwood N, Morgan P. Australia & New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators Conference, Melbourne. June 24-27, 2013
Kent, F., Richards, K.L., Morgan, P.E., Haines, T.P., Maloney, S.R., Keating, J.L., 2013, Patient and educator perceptions of student involvement in private practice consultations, New Moves, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Australia, p. 88.
Keating, J.L., Morgan, P.E., Haines, T.P., Barton, P., Maloney, S.R., Richards, K.L., Kent, F.M., 2013, Preparing students for clinical placements in private primary care practices, Monash University, Prato, Tuscany.
Maloney S., Moss A., Ilic D. Social Media in Health Professional Education – A Student Perspective on User Levels and Prospective Applications.. Medicine 2.0: World Congress for Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Health. La Haina, Maui, USA. Nov 2014
Maloney S, Seville C, Cope L, Dalwood N, Gaida J. Morgan P. An effective and efficient blended learning approach for practical skill development in the adult learner. Australian Physiotherapy Association Annual Conference Proceedings, Melbourne, October 2013.
Paynter, S., Storr, M., Morgan, P.E., Maloney, S.R., 2011, Investigating the efficacy of undergraduate practical skill teaching approaches: A comparison of three methods, World Physical Therapy 2011: Conference Proceedings, June 20-23, 2011, World Confederation for Physical Therapy, UK, p. RR-PL-2295. View Publication
Storr, M., Paynter, S., Maloney, S.R., 2011, Peer versus tutor feedback on skill performance: Perceptions of physiotherapy students, Physiotherapy, Elesevier Ltd, UK, p. RR-PL-3001.
Maloney S., Paynter S., Storr B., Ilic D., Morgan P Conference : Medicine 2.0, Harvard. University, Boston. Title: Health Professional Studentsas Resource Producers - Methods for Transitioning to a Web-Based Education.
Maloney S., Storr M.,Paynter S., Morgan P., Ilic D.,Sevenhuysen S., Lo K., Francis-Cracknell A., Keating J.World Conference of Physical Therapy; Amsterdam 2011. Investigating expectations of new-graduate standard in the assessment of student clinical competency.
Maloney S., Paynter S.,Storr M., Morgan P. World Conference of Physical Therapy; Amsterdam 2011 Investigating the efficacy of practical skill teaching approaches; a comparison of three methods.
Sevenhuysen S., NicksonW., Farlie M., Raitman L., Keating JL., Molloy E., Skinner E., Maloney S., Haines TP. The efficacy and acceptability of independent and peer-assisted models of clinical education: a step toward national best practice.T Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care [P], vol 8, issue 3, Monash University (Centre forAmbulance and Paramedic Studies), Melbourne, p. 23.
Morgan P., Maloney S.,Storr M International Clinical conference. Prato, Italy, 2011 Clinical skill performance - the effect of video self-modelling and reflection.
Storr, M., Paynter, S., Maloney, S Investigating the efficacy of undergraduate practical skill teaching approaches: A comparison of three methods, World Physical Therapy 2011: Conference Proceedings, June 20-23, 2011, World Confederation for Physical Therapy, UK, p. RR-PL-2295.
Storr, M., Paynter, S., Maloney, S.R., 2011, Peer versus tutor feedback on skill performance: Perceptions of physiotherapy students, Physiotherapy, Elesevier Ltd, UK, p.RR-PL-3001.
Maloney S., Paynter S., Storr M., Morgan P. Investigating the efficacy of practical skill teaching approaches; a comparison of three methods T Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care [P], vol 8, issue 3, Monash University (Centre for Ambulance and Paramedic Studies), Melbourne, p. 23.
Maloney, S. Haas R, Keating J, Molloy L, Jolly B, Sims J, Morgan P, Haines T. Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society; Otago, Nov 2010. The efficacy of online versus face-to-face delivery of falls prevention education to health professionals.
Morgan P., Maloney S., Storr M Conference: Health Professional and Health Sciences Education Research Symposium: 'From Educational Research to Educational Practice' September 2010 at Monash Peninsula Campus.
Sevenhuysen S., Nickson W., Farlie M., Raitman L., Keating JL., Molloy E., Skinner E., Maloney S., Haines TP. Health Professional and Health Sciences Education Research Symposium: 'From Educational Research to Educational Practice' September 2010 at Monash Peninsula Campus. The efficacy and acceptability of independent and peer-assisted models of clinical education: a step toward national best practice.
Maloney S., Paynter S., Storr M., Morgan P. Clinical skill performance - the effect of video self-modelling and reflection. T Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care [P], vol 8, issue 3, Monash University (Centre for Ambulance and Paramedic Studies), Melbourne, p. 23.