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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 11 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 15 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 8 items
    1. Free guides for clear writing

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

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

      Book Recommended

    3. 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