Pedagogic research in anatomical sciences: a best practice guide

Smith, C F, Stabile, R I and Finn, G M (2018) Pedagogic research in anatomical sciences: a best practice guide. European Journal of Anatomy. (Accepted)

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Abstract

This article explores the background of anatomical educational research. It draws together
research and our own personal experiences to propose a best practice piece for novice
researchers in anatomical education. The article explores the domains of both qualitative, and
quantitative methods as applied to anatomy pedagogy. It takes into consideration validity and
what might be undertaken to increase validity and reliability. The article explores how both
qualitative and quantitative data can be analysed and recommends top tips including: Identify
your research questions and theoretical framework. Map out how you are going to answer your
research questions. Consider collaborating with like-minded researchers in other countries:
multi-centre studies have a better chance of getting published and carefully consider your target
journal and suggestions for peer review, taking into consideration individuals expertise and
potential conflicts of interests. This article is designed to be a guide to anyone starting
anatomical research or experienced researchers looking for new methods and ideas.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Division of Medical Education
Depositing User: Elizabeth Renvoize
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 10:42
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2018 13:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/74831

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