Healthcare education research, when carried out with “quality”, has the power to influence the practice of individuals and systems, locally and globally. Access to the understanding of what constitutes quality can sometimes seem shrouded in mystery to developing teachers. If what’s brought you here today is to uncover some of this mystery, then you’ve come to the right place.
Read on for select articles and advice for understanding quality in healthcare education research
their work because knowledge-building is a social and rhetorical act: that is, an act of sharing ideas, of argument and persuasion to come to agreement about what is known
Lingard and Dreissen
Lorelei Lingard – the writers craft series
Lingard is a one of medical education’s great contemporary thinkers. In the writers craft series, a FOAMed series, she explores the simple ways in which we can improve how we engage in academic writing.
Some key starter resources
Quantity vs quality
Qualitative research is often pitched as occupying a scale opposing quantitative research. Explore some of the ideas embodied in the qualitative discipline in relation to what we understand about quantitative investigation.
What are the key aspects of a robust and quality educational research article? How can we know whether to trust and translate the findings?
Understanding the philosophy
Does your world view matter? Does a researcher have any impact on their research, outcomes, subjects? Read on to explore how philosophy has its hands on qualitative research