This short course caught my eye the other day for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I think interviews are vastly overused in qualitative research and have written about why they are problematic before (see refs), and secondly, because the excellent Virginia Braun from Auckland University is speaking. Could be worth a visit for those of you in the area. Collecting Qualitative Data: Beyond the face-to-face interview Thursday 3 November, 10am-5pm, Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC), Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol Is there more to qualitative data collection than (face-to-face) interviews? This seminar answers with a resounding yes, and introduces delegates to a range of exciting, often … [Read more...] about Collecting Qualitative Data: Beyond the face-to-face interview
Each year, the journal Medical Education produces a list of brief papers called 'Really Good Stuff: Lessons learned through innovation in medical education.' It usually contains some interesting ideas. Here is the latest edition. A peer-reviewed collection of short reports from around the world on innovative approaches to medical education (pages 1101–1102) Article first published online: 12 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/medu.12600 Introduction (page 1103) M Brownell Anderson Article first published online: 12 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/medu.12599 Multiple mini-interviews combined with group interviews in medical student selection (page 1104) Shih-Chieh Liao, Tzuen-Ren Hsiue, … [Read more...] about Really Good Stuff: Lessons learned through innovation in medical education
A new paper by CPN member Julie Latchem (click here to open Julie's member profile page), Jenny Kitzinger, and Celia Kitzinger titled Physiotherapy for vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: family perceptions and experiences for Disability & Rehabilitation has just become available as an open access early online edition. You can find a free copy of the article here. Abstract Purpose: To examine family perceptions of physiotherapy provided to relatives in vegetative or minimally conscious states. Method: Secondary thematic analysis of 65 in-depth narrative interviews with family members of people in vegetative or minimally conscious … [Read more...] about Latchem J et al (2015) Physiotherapy for vegetative & minimally conscious state patients: family perceptions & experiences. Disability & Rehabilitation. Early Online. 1. 10.3109/09638288.2015.1005759.