Department of Physiology

Nohjin Kee MSc, PhD
Associate Professor
Teaching Stream
Contact Info
T: (416) 978-6379
F: (416) 978-4940
Department of Physiology, Medical Sciences Building, Room 3368, 1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON, M5S 1A8
Research Interests
Scholarship of teaching and learning


Research Synopsis

Courses Taught:

MRS161H - Online anatomy course for Medical Radiation Science Program at the Michener Institute (organizer)
MRS162H - Online physiology course for Medical Radiation Science Program at the Michener Institute (coordinator, organizer and lecturer)
PAP113H - Online physiology course for Physician Assistant degree professional program (coordinator, organizer and lecturer)
PSL200Y & PSL201Y - Basic human physiology (lecturer)
PSL205H - Online physiology course for Pharmacy (coordinator, organizer and lecturer)
PSL300H & PSL301H - Human physiology (coordinator, organizer, and lecturer)
PSL372H - Human physiology lab (coordinator, organizer and lecturer)
PSL374H - Advanced human physiology lab (co-coordinator and co-organizer)
SCS2159 - Online human physiology course (coordinator, organizer and lecturer)

Keywords: Pedagogy, teaching, learning, elearning

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Sarkis D, Kee N, Perumalla C (2013) Fully Online or Blended Courses: Does It Make a Difference for the Learner. International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS ). Volume 12, Issue 4, Pages 1-6
Perumalla C, Mak J, Kee N and Matthews S. (2011) Integrating web applications to provide an effective distance online learning environment for students. Procedia Computer Science. Volume 3, 2011, Pages 770-784.
Kee N, Teixeira C, Wang A and Frankland PW. (2007) Preferential incorporation of adult-generated granule cells into spatial memory networks in the dentate gyrus. Nature Neuroscience. 10(3):355-62.

Kee N and French M. (2013) Lessons learned from the development and evaluation of integrative animations in physiology. 12th European Conference on e-Learning ECEL-2013, Sophia Antipolis, France. (Submitted)
Kee N, Palmer C, Matthews S and Perumalla C. (2013) A Successful Story of a Robust and Innovative Physiology Online Course in an Evolving E‐Learning Environment. 2013 International Conference on E-Learning, Cape Town, South Africa. (Submitted)
Kee, N and French, M. (2012) Assessment of interactive animations developed to enhance student learning in physiology. Poster presentation, ei3:eLearning - Impact, Innovation, & Integration Summit, Faculty of medicine, Toronto, November 20, 2012.

Honours and Awards

W. T. Aikins Award, Faculty of Medicine

University of Toronto, 2013

Robert Goode new faculty award

Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, 2012

Excellence in teaching award for large classroom

Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, 2012

Innovative course design award and excellence in teaching performance

Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, 2011

Excellence in Teaching Award for large classroom

Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, 2008