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  1. Essential study skills: the complete guide to success at university - Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield 2016

    Book 

  2. Theories of knowledge and Critical Thinking 12 items
    1. Theory of knowledge 5 items
      1. Intro to Ways of Knowing 5/8/2015

        Audio-visual document Essential Short narrated slides giving examples of different ways of knowing.

    2. Critical Thinking 7 items
      1. Thought and knowledge: an introduction to critical thinking - Diane F. Halpern 2014

        Book Essential

      2. Thought & knowledge: an introduction to critical thinking - Diane F. Halpern 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      3. 5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos 15/3/2016

        Audio-visual document Recommended Really nice TedEd video that introduces critical thinking and some techniques to help do it!

      4. CRITICAL THINKING - Fundamentals: Introduction to Critical Thinking [HD] 1/8/2014

        Audio-visual document Recommended Useful animated talk introducing some of the concepts in critical thinking.

      5. A beginner's guide to critical thinking and writing in health and social care - Helen Aveyard, Pam Sharp, Mary Woolliams 2011

        Book 

      6. The critical occupational therapy practitioner: How to define expertise? - David Robertson, Fiona Warrender, Sue Barnard 02/2015

        Article Recommended

  3. Critical Appraisal Tools 12 items
    1. How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine - Trisha Greenhalgh 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Critical Evaluation of Scientific Articles 22/11/2014

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  4. Science, pseuodscience, skepticism etc. Underpinning ideas in science 8 items
    1. Bad science - Ben Goldacre c2009

      Book Recommended

    2. Scientific Method in Brief - Hugh G. Gauch, Jr 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    3. positivism | philosophy | Britannica.com

      Webpage  Brief but useful overview of some of the key ideas in positivism.

    4. Skeptical Raptor - Stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle

      Webpage Background Really interesting blog examining pseudo-science and contrasting it with scientific research methods.

    5. Theories of scientific method: an introduction - Robert Nola, Howard Sankey 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  5. Evidence based practice 10 items
    1. Evidence-based practice for occupational therapists - M. Clare Taylor 2007

      Book Essential

    2. What is evidence-based practice - Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, Chris Del Mar

      Chapter 

    3. Inaugural Lecture March 2017 Priscilla Harries 20/4/2017

      Audio-visual document Recommended Prof Harries Inaugural Lecture featuring information and content about clinical decision making in occupational therapy.

    4. Ten essential papers for the practice of evidence-based medicine - David Nunan, Jack O Sullivan, Carl Heneghan, Annette Pluddemann 12/2017

      Article 

  6. Research methods resources 20 items
    1. Data collection and sampling in qualitative research: does size matter? - Michelle Cleary, Jan Horsfall, Mark Hayter 03/2014

      Article 

    2. Introduction to qualitative research methods: a guidebook and resource - Steven J. Taylor, Robert Bogdan, Marjorie L. DeVault 2016

      Book Recommended

    3. Research methods: the basics - Nicholas S. R. Walliman 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    4. Introduction to research methods - Robert B. Burns 2000

      Book Recommended

    5. Quantitative Health Research: Issues And Methods - Elizabeth Curtis, Jonathan Drennan 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Introduction to research: understanding and applying multiple strategies - Elizabeth DePoy, Laura N. Gitlin 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    7. Social Research Methods Online

      Webpage  A very useful and informative website covering fundamentals (and a lot of detail) relating to research.

    8. Research Basics - What is the Scientific Method?

      Webpage Recommended Fairly easy access website covering lots on information relating to research and science.

    9. Qualitative methods for health research - Judith Green, Nicki Thorogood 2014

      Book Recommended

    10. Researching health: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods - Mike Saks, Judy Allsop 2013

      Book Recommended

    11. Sampling in Quantitative Research 1/9/2016

      Audio-visual document 

  7. How to read and understand statistics 6 items
    1. Which is the correct statistical test to use? - Evie McCrum-Gardner 2008-1

      Article Recommended Useful article which gives a good overview of the purpose of the most common statistical tests and some useful underpinning material about parametric and assumptions.

    2. Block randomisation - P. Sedgwick 09/11/2011

      Article 

  8. Academic practice and writing resources 9 items
    1. Essential study skills: the complete guide to success at university - Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield 2016

      Book 

    2. Free guides for clear writing

      Webpage Recommended Plain English Campaign's index of free tools to support good writing.

    3. How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays - Jeanne Godfrey 2013

      Book Recommended

    4. The elements of style - William Strunk, E. B. White c2000

      Book Recommended

  9. Clinical Guideline Providers 6 items
    1. Clinical guidelines: Developing guidelines - P. G Shekelle, S. H Woolf, M. Eccles, J. Grimshaw 27/02/1999

      Article 

    2. Clinical guidelines: Potential benefits, limitations, and harms of clinical guidelines - S. H Woolf, R. Grol, A. Hutchinson, M. Eccles 20/02/1999

      Article 

    3. Clinical guidelines: Using clinical guidelines - G. Feder, M. Eccles, R. Grol, C. Griffiths 13/03/1999

      Article 

  10. Searching for resources 2 items
  11. Study Design, Precision, and Validity in Observational Studies - Melissa D.A. Carlson, R. Sean Morrison 01/2009

    Article  Module: O1136 (Scanned Extract)

  12. Qualitative methods for health research - Judith Green, Nicki Thorogood 2018

    Book Recommended

  13. Evidence-based practice across the health professions - Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett, Chris Del Mar 2017

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