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Francois Cilliers

Postgraduate qualifications

  • MPhil(Higher Education).
  • PhD.

Outputs

Cilliers, F. J. (2017). Doctoral Education Preconference. Paper presented at the 10th annual South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (2017). (Workshop) How much assessment is too much? Managing assessment in a resource constrained environment. Paper presented at the 10th annual South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 

Cilliers, F. J., Cheon, J., Isaacs, K., & Holderness-Parker, N. (2017). From theory back to reality: Does a model explain in vivo learning effects of assessment? Paper presented at the 10th annual South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Conference 

Cilliers, F. J., Schoeman, S., & Keene, P. (2017). (Symposium) How much does good assessment matter? Paper presented at the 10th annual South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & van Schalkwyk, S. C. (2017). (Workshop) Joining the conversation: taking intentional steps to getting published. Paper presented at the 10th annual South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & Burgess, T. L. (2016). (Workshop) Ethical educational research: What are the issues actually? Paper presented at the 8th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & Burgess, T. L. (2016). (Workshop) Ethical educational research: What are the issues actually? Paper presented at the 8th Annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education Conference, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Cilliers, F. J., & Tekian, A. (2016). Effective Faculty Development in an Institutional Context: Designing for Transfer. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 8(2), 145-149. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-15-00117.

Sagahutu, J. B., Jelsma, J., Cilliers, F. J., & Kagwiza, J. (2016). The use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in improving knowledge and attitudes regarding interprofessional practice. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education Conference, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Sagahutu, J. B., Kagwiza, J., Cilliers, F. J., & Jelsma, J. (2016). (Poster) Impact of ICF on knowledge of interprofessional practice in Rwanda. Paper presented at the WHO - Family of International Classifications Network Annual Meeting, Tokyo, Japan.

Tan, C. P. L., van Schalkwyk, S. C., Bezuidenhout, J., & Cilliers, F. J. (2016). Mapping undergraduate exit level assessment in a medical programme: A blueprint for clinical competence? African Journal of Health Professions Education, 8(1), 45-49.

Van Schalkwyk, S. C., Murdoch-Eaton, D., Tekian, A., van der Vleuten, C., & Cilliers, F. J. (2016). The Supervisor’s toolkit: A Framework for doctoral supervision in health professions education. AMEE Guide 104. Medical Teacher, 38(5), 429-442.

Cilliers, F. J. (2015). (Commentary) Is assessment good for learning or learning good for assessment? A. Both? B. Neither? C. It depends? Perspectives on Medical Education, 4(6), 280-281. doi:10.1007/s40037-015-0229-1

Cilliers, F. J. (2015). (Guest speaker) What the Martian archaeologist thought - What might our research say about us to an outsider? Paper presented at the Annual Research Day of the Centre for Health Professions Education, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg.

Cilliers, F. J., & Burgess, T. L. (2015). Ethical educational research: What are the issues actually? . Paper presented at the Bambanani Conference: Joint conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health and the South African Association of Health Educationalists, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L., & van der Vleuten, C. (2015). Health behaviour theories: A conceptual lens to explore behaviour change. In J. Cleland & S. J. Durning (Eds.), Researching Medical Education. Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Cilliers, F. J., & van Schalkwyk, S. C. (2015). What might our educational research say about us to an outsider? Paper presented at the Bambanani Conference: Joint conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health and the South African Association of Health Educationalists, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Pienaar, L., Wolvaardt, L., & Cilliers, F. J. (2015). What are the faculty needs of clinician educators with regards to assessment? . Paper presented at the What are the faculty needs of clinician educators with regards to assessment? Paper presented at the Bambanani Conference: Joint conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health and the South African Association of Health Educationalists., Johannesburg, South Africa.

Steinert, Y., Irby, D., O’Sullivan, P. S., Samarasekera, D. D., & Cilliers, F. J. (2015). (Symposium) Faculty Development in the Health Professions: Best Practices and Future Trends. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Tan, C. P. L., Cilliers, F. J., & van Schalkwyk, S. C. (2015). Exit Level Assessment of Undergraduate Medical Students’ Clinical Competence for Sub-Saharan Africa Using the Context of the Millennium Development Goals. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Van Schalkwyk, S., Cilliers, F. J., Murdoch-Eaton, D., Tekian, A., & van der Vleuten, C. (2015). Doctoral education as pedagogy in the health professions: a guide for supervision. Paper presented at the Fifth Biennial International Conference on Research into Post-graduate Supervision, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (2014). Changing assessment practice: Making quality visible as an impetus to change. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Milan, Italy.de Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Coetzee, F., Herman, N., van Heusden, M. H. P., & von Pressentin, K. B. (2014). Equipping family physician trainees as teachers. A qualitative evaluation of a 12-week module on Teaching and Learning. BMC Medical Education, 14

Friedman, S., Cilliers, F. J., Tekian, A., & Norcini, J. J. (2014). International Faculty Development Partnerships. In Y. Steinert (Ed.), Faculty Development in the Health Professions: A Focus on Research and Practice (pp. 311-330). Dordrecht: Springer.

Hanekom, S. D., Unger, M., & Cilliers, F. J. (2014). Deriving criteria by which to determine core curriculum content: A high engagement process. African Journal of Health Professions Education, 6(2), 180. doi:10.7196/ajhpe.496

Sepako, E., & Cilliers, F. J. (2014). How do junior medical students identify and utilise resources in a Problem-Based Learning curriculum? Paper presented at the 7th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Tan, C. P. L., van Schalkwyk, S. C., & Cilliers, F. J. (2014). (Poster) Pictorial representation of assessments used at exit level of a medical training programme: What does this tell us? Paper presented at the Ottawa Conference, Ottawa, Canada.

Weiss, R., Aubin, L., Edelstein, G., Moller, N., Kruger, N., & Cilliers, F. J. (2014). QA-MAP: A visual tool to illustrate and monitor the quality of MCQ assessment. Paper presented at the 6th annual Health Education Research Day, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Weiss, R., Kruger, N., & Cilliers, F. J. (2014). Making assessment quality visible: QA-MAP is a visual tool to illustrate and monitor the quality of MCQ assessment. Paper presented at the 7th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & Herman, N. (2013). Participating then using: What gets the academic racehorse to the faculty development water trough and what makes it drink? Paper presented at the 6th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Tan, C. P. L., van Schalkwyk, S. C., & Cilliers, F. J. (2013). (Poster) Final Year MB,ChB Assessment Mapping: What Value Does This Add? Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Tan, C. P. L., van Schalkwyk, S. C., Cilliers, F. J., & Bezuidenhout, J. (2013). (Poster) Final Year MB,ChB Assessment Mapping: What Value Does This Add? Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

van Schalkwyk, S. C., Cilliers, F. J., Adendorff, H. J., Cattell, K., & Herman, N. (2013). Journeys of growth towards the professional learning of academics: Understanding the role of educational development. International Journal for Academic Development, 18(2), 

Van Wyk, J., Cilliers, F. J., Wolvaardt, L., & van Schalkwyk, S. C. (2013). (Workshop) How to turn your education innovation project into something publishable. Paper presented at the SAAHE Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & JP, B. (2012). (Workshop) E-learning at a distance: How to facilitate online. Paper presented at the 6th annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., Herman, N., Adendorff, H. J., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2012). A Model of the Pre-assessment Learning Effects of Summative Assessment in Medical Education. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 17(1), 39-53.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2012). Feet of clay? No! Our model of the learning effects of assessment seems robust. Paper presented at the 5th SAAHE Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2012). A model of the pre-assessment learning effects of assessment is operational in an undergraduate clinical context. BMC Medical Education, 12, 9. 

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2012). Modeling the pre-assessment learning effects of assessment: Evidence in the validity chain. Medical Education, 46(11), 1087-1098. 

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2012). (Poster) Feet of clay? No! Our model of the learning effects of assessment seems robust. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Lyon, France.

De Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., Coetzee, F., von Pressentin, K., & van Heusden, M. H. P. (2012). The need and value of teaching knowledge and skills amongst Family Medicine registrars. Paper presented at the 5th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

De Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., Coetzee, F., von Pressentin, K., & van Heusden, M. H. P. (2012). Perceptions of Family Physician graduates and final-year students about the influence of a teaching and learning module. Paper presented at the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED) Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

De Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., Coetzee, F., von Pressentin, K., & van Heusden, M. H. P. (2012). Perceptions of graduates and family physician trainees of the influence of a teaching and learning module. Paper presented at the SA Academy of Family Physicians Conferences, 15th National Family Practitioners Conference 2012, The River Club Conference Centre, Cape Town.

De Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., von Pressentin, K., Coetzee, F., & van Heusden, M. H. P. (2012). (Poster) Family Medicine registrars’ need for and valuing of teaching knowledge and skills. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Lyon, France.

Snyman, M. A., & Cilliers, F. J. (2012). A novel method of data collection. Paper presented at the 5th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Van Schalkwyk, S., & Cilliers, F. J. (2012). (Workshop) Scientific Writing and the Doctoral Proposal. Paper presented at the A three day module for a pre-doctoral programme in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.

Bezuidenhout, J., van Heusden, M., Cilliers, F. J., Wasserman, E., & Burch, V. C. (2011). Alienation and engagement in postgraduate training at a South African medical school. Medical Teacher, 33(3), e145-e153. 

Burch, V. C., McKinley, D., van Wyk, J. M., Kiguli-Walube, S., Cameron, D., Cilliers, F. J., . . . Morahan, P. S. (2011). Career Intentions of Medical Students Trained in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries. Education for Health, 24(3), 614.

Cilliers, F. J., McMillan, W. J., & Winberg, C. (2011). (Workshop) Getting useful answers to interesting questions – Researching education. Paper presented at the Presented at the 6th Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch to academics from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape in lieu of a short course under the aegis of the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC) Quality Teaching in Higher Education programme., Stellenbosch University.

Cilliers, F. J., & van Schalkwyk, S., C. (2011). (Workshop) Getting your educational research published. . Paper presented at the 5th annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

De Villiers, M. R., van Heusden, M. H. P., Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., von Pressentin, K., & Coetzee, F. (2011). Exploring the Influence of a Module in Teaching and Learning on Family Physician Trainees. Paper presented at the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA) 15th Annual Rural Health Conference, Rhodes, South Africa.

Leibowitz, B., Cilliers, F. J., du Plessis, J., Kafaar, Z., van der Merwe, A., Viljoen, S., & Young, G. (2011). Orientations to academic development: Lessons from a collaborative study at a research-led university. International Journal for Academic Development, 16(1), 19-32. 

Cilliers, F. J. (2010). (Workshop) Using assessment to drive students’ learning. Paper presented at the the 6th Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & Adendorff, H. (2010). (Workshop) Using assessment to drive students’ learning. Paper presented at the the 4th annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & Herman, N. (2010). Impact of an educational development programme on teaching practice of academics at a research-intensive university. International Journal for Academic Development, 15(3), 253-267. 

Cilliers, F. J., & Herman, N. (2010). (Workshop) “Quick and dirty” feedback on student assessment. . Paper presented at the the 6th Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & SC, v. S. (2010). (Workshop) Researching teaching. Paper presented at the the 4th annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., Adendorff, H. J., Herman, N., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2010). The hidden curriculum - How it works. Paper presented at the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Conference (education stream), Cape Town, South Africa. 

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., Adendorff, H. J., Herman, N., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2010). The mechanism of impact of summative assessment on medical students’ learning. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 15(5), 695-715.

Cilliers, F. J., & van Schalkwyk, S. (2010). (Workshop) Getting your educational research published. . Paper presented at the 6th Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Bezuidenhout, J., Cilliers, F. J., van Heusden, M. H. P., Wasserman, E., & Burch, V. (2009). Alienation and Engagement In Postgraduate Pathology Registrars. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Supervision: Research and Practice Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Bezuidenhout, J., Cilliers, F. J., van Heusden, M. H. P., Wasserman, E., & Burch, V. (2009). The Postgraduate Learning Environment in Pathology at Stellenbosch University. Paper presented at the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching (SOTL) Conference, Stellenbosch.

Bezuidenhout, J., Cilliers, F. J., Wasserman, E., van Heusden, M. H. P., & Burch, V. (2009). The enemy within. Paper presented at the 2nd National South African Association for Health Education (SAAHE) conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Bezuidenhout, J., van Heusden, M., Cilliers, F. J., Wasserman, E., & Burch, V. (2009). (Poster) Factors impacting on alienation and engagement in pathology registrars. Paper presented at the Congress of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Malaga, Spain.

Bosman JP, & Cilliers, F. J. (2009). (Workshop) E-Learning: Teaching Effectively with Web2.0. Paper presented at the the 5th Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J. (2009). (Workshop) Getting useful answers to interesting questions. Researching health sciences education. Paper presented at the Presented for staff of the Institute for Mathematics and Science at the University of Stellenbosch (IMSTUS), Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., Adendorff, H. J., Herman, N., Cattell, K., van Schalkwyk, S. C., & Leibowitz, B. (2009). Enabling transitions: How a centre for teaching and learning enhances teaching quality at a research-led university. Paper presented at the What Works Conference on Quality of Teaching in Higher Education of the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE), Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Istanbul, Turkey.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L. W. T., Adendorff, H. J., Herman, N., & van der Vleuten, C. P. M. (2009). Assessment impacts on learning, you say? Please explain how. The impact of summative assessment of theory on how medical students learn. Paper presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Conference, Newport, Wales.

de Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., & Herman, N. (2009). Developing Family Medicine trainees as Educators. Paper presented at the 2nd WONCA Africa Regional Conference, Rustenburg, South Africa.

Herman, N., & Cilliers, F. J. (2009). Time+Research=Prestige+Money. Time+Teaching≠Prestige or Money. Why do academics bother to develop their teaching? Paper presented at the HELTASA Conference, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Zeier, M. D., le Grange, M., Eshun-Wilson, I., Eng, J., Prozesky, H. W., van Schalkwyk, M., . . . Taljaard, J. J. (2009). Patients still present very late for initiation of Antiretroviral treatment at Infectious Diseases Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital, Parow, Western Cape (Winner - Best poster). Paper presented at the Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.

Cameron, N. A., van Heerden, B. B., Cilliers, F. J., & van Zyl, M. E. (2008). (Poster) Medical student electives: how do they compare with other learning opportunities? Paper presented at the 1st SA Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) National Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (2008). (Workshop) Conducting Educational Research. Paper presented at the the 2nd Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & Diserens, D. (2008). (Workshop) Qualitative data capture and analysis. . Paper presented at the the SA FAIMER Regional Institute

Cilliers, F. J., Herman, N., & Adams, J. (2008). (Workshop) Planning modules, programmes and Programme Advisory Committee submissions. Paper presented at the Presented at the 4th annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & McMillan, W. (2008). Qualitative research in HSE (Workshop). Paper presented at the 1st SA Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) National Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & McMillan, W. (2008). (Workshop) Getting useful answers to interesting questions. Researching health sciences education.

Cilliers, F. J., & McMillan, W. (2008). (Workshop) Qualitative research in HSE. Paper presented at the 1st National SA Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference, Cape Town.

Cilliers, F. J., & Petersen, M. (2008). Recognising teaching – What should count and how should we ‘count’ it? Paper presented at the the 4th annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L., Adendorff, H., Bitzer, E. M., Herman, N., & van der Vleuten, C. (2008). Assessment impacts on learning you say. Please explain how. Paper presented at the 1st SA Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) National Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., Schuwirth, L., Adendorff, H., Bitzer, E. M., Herman, N., & van der Vleuten, C. (2008). The impact of summative assessment of theory on how medical students learn. Paper presented at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Herman, N., & Cilliers, F. J. (2008). Time+Research=Prestige+Money. Time+Teaching≠Prestige or Money. Why do academics bother to develop their teaching? Paper presented at the Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED), Salt Lake City, Utah.

McLean, M., Cilliers, F. J., & Van Wyk, J. M. (2008). Faculty development: Yesterday, today and tomorrow. Medical Teacher, 30(6), 555-584. 

Van Wyk, J., Burch, V., Cameron, D., Cilliers, F. J., & McKinley, D. (2008). The Effect of Gender on Physicians’ Career Intentions: A report from South Africa. Paper presented at the International Medical Education Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Van Wyk, J. M., McKinley, D., Burch, V., Cameron, D., & Cilliers, F. J. (2008). (Poster) The effect of gender on physicians’ career intentions: A report from South Africa. Paper presented at the 1st SA Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) National Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (2007). (Workshop) Talking Teaching. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference (formerly the Autumn Teaching Academy).

Cilliers, F. J., & W, M. (2007). (Workshop) Answering questions where experiments won’t help. Qualitative research in dentistry. Paper presented at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape, Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape.

McKinley, D. W., Burch, V. C., Cameron, D., Cilliers, F. J., Kiguli-Walube, S., Longombe, A. O., . . . van Wyk, J. M. (2007). Factors affecting physician migration from Africa. Paper presented at the 34th Annual International Conference on Global Health, Washington, DC, USA.

Van Heerden, B. B., Bester, M. M., de Villiers, M. R., Cilliers, F. J., Bouhuijs, P. A. J., Archer, E., & Louw, A. J. N. (2007). Establishing a Centre for Health Sciences Education: The first year. Paper presented at the 4th Western Cape Regional Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (2006). What demands are made of interns in a resource-constrained environment? Paper presented at the Congress of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Genoa, Italy.

Cilliers, F. J. (2006). (Workshop) Demonstrating the quality of my teaching for career advancement. Paper presented at the 2nd annual Autumn Teaching Academy of the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & A, v. d. M. (2006). (Workshop) Assessment with WebCT. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & D, T. (2006). (Workshop) COREographing the curriculum. Paper presented at the 3rd Western Cape Regional Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists, Cape Town.

Herman, N., & Cilliers, F. J. (2006). Determining the impact of educational development activities on teaching practice: A case study using the Professional Educational Development for Academics (PREDAC) Programme at Stellenbosch University. Paper presented at the 6th Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED), Sheffield, England.

Cilliers, F. J. (2005). (Workshop) Alternative forms of assessment. Paper presented at the 1st annual Autumn Teaching Academy of the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Cilliers, F. J., & Herman, N. (2005). (Workshop) Outcomes, including outcomes for post graduate programmes. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Spring Teaching Academy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

Reid, S., & Cilliers, F. J. (2005). (Workshop) Community-based Education - what are we trying to achieve and how will we know when we get there? . Paper presented at the 2nd Western Cape Regional Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists, Cape Town.

Cilliers, F. J. (2002). A survey of the impact of study guides designed to support student learning during theoretical and clinical modules in a revised medical curriculum. Paper presented at the 10th International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Ottawa, Canada.

Corfield, V. A., Ainslie, M., & Cilliers, F. J. (2002). “The DNA Detective” makes molecular biology maximally meaningful and "Food-4-Thought" caters to all. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ramahlape, K., Corfield, V. A., & Cilliers, F. J. (2002). Evaluation of presentations to the general public with a biomedical focus. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J., & Bitzer, E. M. (2001). An evaluation of the internal validity of specific learning outcomes in phase II of a revised undergraduate medical curriculum. Paper presented at the Congress of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Berlin, Germany.

Cilliers, F. J. (2000). Attitudes and knowledge of 4th and 5th year medical students regarding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Paper presented at the 9th International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (1999). An attempt to increase objectivity in oral examinations. Paper presented at the Congress of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Linköping, Sweden.

Cilliers, F. J. (1997). Objective based evaluation in oral examinations. Paper presented at the 2nd International Congress of the African Association of Physiological Sciences, Durban, South Africa.

Cilliers, F. J. (1995). (Poster) Getting a horse to drink once it’s at the water. . Paper presented at the Conference of the Physiological Society of Southern Africa, Johannesburg.