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Associate Professor Liz Norman EdD, MVM, BVSc

Teaching and Learning Director

College of Sciences

Director of Teaching and Learning (College of Sciences)

Member of the Ako Aotearoa Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence, http://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/academy

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 951 8115
    Location: 2.19, Science Tower B
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education - Massey University (2016)
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine - University of Glasgow (2002)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - University of Sydney (1988)

Prizes and Awards

  • Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for Sustained Commitment to Teaching Excellence - Ako Aotearoa (2012)
  • Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award for Sustained Commitment to Teaching Excellence - Massey University (2012)
  • The Dean's List of Exceptional Theses - Massey University (2016)
  • Presidential Award for outstanding and distinguished service as a member of the Board of Examiners, Australian and NZ College of Veterinary Scientists, 2013 - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (2013)
  • Institute of Veterinary, Animal, and Biomedical Sciences Teaching Awards, BVSc year four winner - Institute of Veterinary, Animal, and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University (2014)
  • BSAVA Dunkin award for the most valuable article published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice by a small animal practitioner during the previous year. For Jarrett RH, Norman EJ, Gibson IR, Jarrett P. (2013) Curettage and diathermy: a treatment for feline nasal planum actinic dysplasia and superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of Small Animal Practice 54(2):92-8. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12025. - British Small Animal Veterinary Association (2013)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Veterinary Education

Assessment

Mixed method research

Research Opportunities

  • For the love of animals: A mixed-method study of caring in veterinary work  (25/02/2019) This doctoral research will investigate caring in animal work. It will inform theories of competency, education of students, and enhance our understanding of well-being and compassion fatigue.
  • Learning in the veterinary clinical workplace: the student experience  (25/02/2019) This qualitative doctoral research project will investigate the perspective and experiences of veterinary students in veterinary teaching hospitals to support their optimal functioning.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000):
Education (130000): Education Assessment and Evaluation (130303): Education Systems (130100): Educational Technology and Computing (130306): Higher Education (130103): Specialist Studies in Education (130300): Technical, Further and Workplace Education (130108):
Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 6

Research Outputs

Journal

Guinnefollau, L., Gee, EK., Bolwell, CF., Norman, EJ., & Rogers, CW. (2019). Benefits of animal exposure on veterinary students’ understanding of equine behaviour and self-assessed equine handling skills. Animals. 9(9)
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Norman, E., Rogers, C.
Webb, HJ., Weston, JF., Norman, EJ., Cogger, ND., & Rogers, CW. (2019). Experience, riding practices and training methods of Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI: 80-160 km) level endurance horse rider-owner-trainers in New Zealand. Comparative Exercise Physiology. 15(2), 137-145
[Journal article]Authored by: Cogger, N., Norman, E., Rogers, C., Weston, J.
Norman, EJ. (2019). Assessing veterinary students using in-training evaluation scores: What is being assessed?. Veterinary Record. 184(18), 557
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2017). Supervisor descriptions of veterinary student performance in the clinical workplace: A qualitative interview study. Veterinary Record. 180(23)
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Jarrett, RH., Norman, EJ., Gibson, IR., & Jarrett, P. (2015). Curettage and diathermy: a treatment for feline nasal planum actinic dysplasia and superficial squamous cell carcinoma. EJCAP Online. 25(2 Summer), 8-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Jarrett, RH., Norman, EJ., Gibson, IR., & Jarrett, P. (2013). Curettage and diathermy: A treatment for feline nasal planum actinic dysplasia and superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 54(2), 92-98
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Newbould, AR., & Norman, EJ. (2013). Comparison of point-of-care analysis using Coaguchek XS and standard laboratory-measured prothrombin time in dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 61(1), 18-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2013). Veterinary education in a connected world. New Zealand Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Hemsley, KM., Norman, EJ., Crawley, AC., Auclair, D., King, B., Fuller, M., . . . Hopwood, JJ. (2009). Effect of cisternal sulfamidase delivery in MPS IIIA Huntaway dogs-A proof of principle study. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 98(4), 383-392
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Jolly, RD., Johnstone, AC., Norman, EJ., Hopwood, JJ., & Walkley, SU. (2007). Pathology of mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA in huntaway dogs. Veterinary Pathology. 44(5), 569-578
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, E. (2007). Interpreting canine thyroid tests. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 18(2), 26-29
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ., Wolsky, KG., & MacKay, GA. (2006). Pregnancy-related diabetes mellitus in two dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 54(6), 360-364
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2006). Oestrogen elevation in dogs: What does it mean?. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 17(1), 20-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2005). Glargine - a new synthetic insulin. Companion Animal Society Newletter. 16(3), 22-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2005). Update from ACVIM Forum, Baltimore, 2005. Companion Animal Society Newletter. 16(3), 48-50
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2005). A water deprivation test? Probably the WRONG thing to do!. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 16(1), 18-20
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2004). Urine specific gravity (USG): Useful, simple... great!. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 15(3), 44-46
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2003). Monitoring blood glucose curves at home. VETscript. 16, 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2002). Treating hypothyroid dogs. Vetscript. 15(11), 4-5
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ., Barron, RCJ., Nash, AS., & Clampitt, RB. (2001). Evaluation of a Citrate-Based Anticoagulant with Platelet Inhibitory Activity for Feline Blood Cell Counts. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 30(3), 124-132
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ., Barron, RCJ., Nash, AS., & Clampitt, RB. (2001). Prevalence of Low Automated Platelet Counts in Cats: Comparison with Prevalence of Thrombocytopenia Based on Blood Smear Estimation. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 30(3), 137-140
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ., & Mooney, CT. (2000). Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus in five cats with somatotrophic abnormalities. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2(4), 183-190
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ., Thompson, H., & Mooney, CT. (1999). Dynamic adrenal function testing in eight dogs with hyperadrenocorticism associated with adrenocortical neoplasia. Veterinary Record. 144(20), 551-554
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.
Bennett, PF., & Norman, EJ. (1998). Mitotane (o,p'-DDD) resistance in a dog with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism and phaeochromocytoma.. Australian veterinary journal. 76(2), 101-103
[Journal article]Authored by: Norman, E.

Book

Johnson, CB., & Norman, EJ. (2007). Endocrine disease. In C. Seymour, & T. Duke Novakovski (Eds.) BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Anaesthesia and Analgesia (2nd Ed.). (pp. 274 - 283). Gloucester, UK: British Small Animal Veterinary Association
[Chapter]Authored by: Johnson, C., Norman, E.

Conference

King, NS., Weston, J., Mansvelt, JR., Norman, E., & Stafford, K. (2019). Perception of the wider veterinary community - why do people leave veterinary work?. (pp. 22 - 22). , Melbourne Academy for Veterinary and Agriculture Learning and Teaching Symposium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Mansvelt, J., Norman, E., Stafford, K., Weston, J.
Webb, HJ., Norman, E., Cogger, N., Weston, JF., & Roger, CW. (2019). Elite-level endurance horse riding in New Zealand. (pp. 80 - 80). , 2019 World Congress of Sociology of Sport
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Cogger, N., Norman, E., Weston, J.
Norman, EJ. (2017, February). Oral examinations. Presented at Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Examiners Workshop. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2017, February). Clarity and why it's important. Presented at Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Examiners Workshop. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2017, February). Grading criteria and marking schemes. Presented at Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Examiners Workshop. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2017, February). Blueprinting and drafting questions. Presented at Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Examiners Workshop. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ.For the love of animals: Developing a framework for research on caring in veterinary work. . Tweed Heads, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Norman, E.
Maddison, J., Warren, A., Norman, EJ., Mansfield, C., & Thomson, C. (2016, November). In pursuit of the Holy Grail (panel discussion). Presented at Melbourne Academy for Veterinary and Agricultural Learning and Teaching forum. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2016). What are we really measuring when we assess vet students on clinics?. (pp. 26 - 27). , Melbourne Academy for Veterinary and Agricultural Learning and Teaching forum
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2016, May). Framing supervisor views of veterinary student performance in the workplace. Presented at Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference. Adelaide, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2015, May). In-training evaluation of veterinary competency: What are we assessing?. Presented at 2015 Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference. Brisbane, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2015). The complex factor structure of an assessment of veterinary competency. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Conference Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015, Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2014, December). The concept of veterinary competence: Perspectives and challenges. Presented at Melbourne Academy for Veterinary and Agricultural Learning and Teaching Symposium 2014. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2014, December). Making space for innovation in veterinary teaching. Presented at Melbourne academy for veterinary and agricultural learning and teaching symposium 2014. University of Melbourne.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2014). Using the SOLO taxonomy. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference. Perth, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, E., & Cogger, N. (2014). Best practice in writing mcqs. Why three options is enough.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2014 Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference. Perth, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Cogger, N., Norman, E.
Percy, B., Wood, J., & Norman, EJ. (2013, November). Breakfast club: food for the body and the mind in the EdD journey. Presented at NZARE Conference and Annual Meeting 2013. Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.Contributed to by: Norman, E.
Norman, L. (2013, July). Plenary: Measuring what we want to measure: writing excellent questions for College examinations”. Presented at Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week. Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, L., Laven, L., & McKelvie, J. (2012). How reforms in professional continuing education requirements have increased the relevance of interactive distance education in veterinary medicine. In DEANZ 2012 Conference Handbook(pp. 56 - 57). , Distance Education Association of New Zealand [DEANZ] Conference- Shift happens: Resilience, Relevance & Reform New Zealand: Distance Education Association of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, L., Norman, E.
Norman, L., Vink, D., Laven, L., & Brown, M. (2012). Taking higher education offshore: Opening access and promoting development. In DEANZ 2012 Conference Handbook(pp. 61 - 61). , Distance Education Association of New Zealand [DEANZ] Conference: Shift happens: Resilience, Relevance & Reform New Zealand: Distance Education Association of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, L., Norman, E.
Jarrett, RHJ., Norman, EJ., & Gibson, IR. (2011). Curettage and diathermy. A novel treatment for feline actinic dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma on the nasal planum. (pp. 9 - 9). , Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week Scientific Meeting: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E.
Newbould, AR., & Norman, EJ. (2011). Use of the Coaguchek XS prothrombin time analyser in dogs. (pp. 8 - 8). , Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week Scientific Meeting: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E.
Erceg, V., Norman, L., Stafford, K., & Jolly, RD. (2010). Poster: Impaired performance in maze test by mucopolysaccharidosis lllA affected dogs. In 11th International Symposium on Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases: Program and Abstracts(pp. 97 - 97). , 11th International Symposium on Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Australia: MPS (mucopolysaccharide) Symposium Organising Committee
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E., Stafford, K.
Jolly, R., Marshall, N., Kendrick, C., Norman, E., Crawley, A., Hemsley, K., . . . Walkley, S. (2008). The dynamics of accumulation and excretion of glycosaminoglycan and gangliosides in brains of mice and dogs with MPSlllA:- An interpretation of pathology. In First Asia-Pacific Lysosomal Diseases Conference and the 12th National Australian MPS Society Conference(pp. 22 - 22). , First Asia-Pacific Lysosomal Diseases Conference and the 12th National Australian MPS Society Conference: Australian Mucopolysaccharidoses Society and Lysosomal Diseases New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Kendrick, C., Norman, E.
Norman, E. (2008). Glucocorticoid therapy: Use and misuse in veterinary medicine. Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Vol. 270 (pp. 75 - 84).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, E. (2008). Understanding the grey zone of endocrine testing. Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Vol. 270 (pp. 85 - 94).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, E. (2008, June). Glucocorticoid therapy- the use and misuse in veterinary medicine. Presented at New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference 2008- Companion Animal Society. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Gartrell, BD., Roper, Q., & Norman, EJ. (2006, September). Developing on-line case studies for teaching avian medicine. Presented at Australian Committee Association of Avian Veterinarians: Unusual and Exotic Pet Veterinarians. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2006, December). Update on thyroid function testing in dogs. Presented at Massey Veterinary Teaching Hospital Patrons' Day: Advances in Companion Animal Practice. Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Hemsley, KM., Norman, EJ., Crawley, AC., Auclair, D., King, B., Fuller, M., . . . Hopwood, JJ. (2006). CNS delivery of rhNS in the MPSIIIA Huntaway dog following cisternal injection. In 9th International Symposium on Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases(pp. 53 - 53). , 9th International Symposium on Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases: Italian MPS Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E.
Gartrell, BD., Roper, QM., & Norman, EJ.(2006). Developing on-line case studies for teaching avian medicine. Paper presented at the meeting of Australian Committee of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and Unusual and Exotic Pet Veterinarians: Annual Conference Proceedings. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Norman, E., Roper, Q.
Erceg, VH., & Norman, LJ. (2005). Are old cats nice?: Owner perception of the behavioural traits of elderly cats. (pp. 13). , Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour Conference (ASSAB2005) Palmerston North, NZ: Massey University, Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2005). Some tips for optimising insulin therapy. Some tips for optimising insulin therapy. (pp. 1 - 10). Massey University Auckland
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2005). Managing therapy in canine hyperadrenocorticism. Canterbury Branch New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 1 - 10). Christchurch, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2004). Glargine: A new synthetic insulin. Advances in Companion Animal Practice, Patron's Day. (pp. 1 - 4). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2004). Atypical functioning adrenocortical neoplasia. Australian College of Veterinary Scientists, College Science Week Scientific Meeting. (pp. 26 - 29). Eight Mile Plains,QLD
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2003). Trilostane: A new treatment for hyperadrenocorticism. Advances in Companion Animal Practice, Patron's Day. (pp. 1 - 2). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2003, September). Obesity in dogs and cats. Presented at Hill's Pet Nutrition Adviser Seminar. Palmerston North, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2002). What's new in diabetes mellitus?. Advances in Companion Animal Practice, Patron's Day. (pp. 1 - 4). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Norman, E.

Other

Norman, L., & Norman, EJ. (2015). Fitting problem based learning within an existing lecture format. In The IVABS Peoples’ Symposium on Innovative Teaching and Learning, Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2015). Peeling away the layers: Integrating numbers and voices to explore the complex act of judging veterinary competency. In Institute of Education seminar series.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, E. (2008, December). Does the cortisol-cortisone shuttle have a role in inflammatory disease?. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research Colloquium, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2006). Using e-learning to bring the classroom to the clinic and the clinic to the classroom. In Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, EJ. (2006, December). Experiences teaching clinical veterinary medicine extramurally. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research Colloquium, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Norman, E.

Thesis

Norman, EJ. (2016). Judging competency: A study of in-training evaluation of veterinary students. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Norman, E.
Norman, LJ. (2001). Feline platelets in health and disease; and an assessment of a new anticoagulant to minimise Pseudothrombocytopenia and Pseudoleukocytosis. (Master's Thesis, University of Glasgow)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Norman, E.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • 9-10 February 2019 - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
    Examiner training. Lead facilitator at the Examiner Workshop
  • February 2018 - Austalian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
    Examiner training. Lead facilitator at the Examiner Workshop
  • February 2017 - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
    Examiner training. Lead facilitator at the Examiners Workshop
  • February 2015 - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
    Examiner training. Lead facilitator at the Examination Writing Workshop
  • December 2014 - University of Melbourne, Melbourne Academy for Learning and Teaching
    Keynote presentations at the 2014 symposium
  • December 2014 - Australasian Veterinary Boards Council
    Reporting on assessment standard for accreditation
  • December 2014 - Australasian Veterinary Boards Council
    Reporting on clinical skills development standard for accreditation
  • 5-6 February 2014 - Charles Sturt University, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
    Presentations on examination writing and grading at the Learning and Teaching Extravaganza and the Question Writing Workshop, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 9-10 November 2013 - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
    Examiner training. Lead facilitator at the Examination Writing Workshop

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Natalie King - Doctor of Philosophy
    Career change amongst NZ Veterinary graduates
  • Laureline Guinnefollau - Doctor of Philosophy
    Evaluating the use, behaviour and welfare of horses used for veterinary undergraduate practical teaching
  • Katja Isaksen - Doctor of Philosophy
    What makes a working farm dog excellent?
  • Hilary Webb - Doctor of Philosophy
    The training and management of FEI level endurance horses in New Zealand

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