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What is the value of replicating other studies?
(Evaluation Research, 2004)
In response to a question on the value of replication in social science research, the author undertook a search of the literature for expert advise on the value of such an activity. Using the information gleaned and ...
Job dissatisfaction spurs nursing shortage
(Dimensions in Health Service, 1983)
Relating nursing theory to students’ life experiences
(Nurse Education Today, 1988)
Nursing is a dynamic field involving an interaction between scientific research and human need. Theoretical discussions often involve a complex of issues which are difficult to explore adequately in a typical lecture. ...
A clinical instructor observation tool
(Nursing Papers, 1982)
Graduate Students’ Perceptions of the Practice of Posting Scholarly Work to an Online Class Forum: Balancing the Rhetorical Triangle
(International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2005)
In both healthcare and education, basing one’s practice upon research evidence, has become very important. This paper presents the findings from a descriptive analysis of graduate students’ perceptions of the practice ...
Replicating the Use of a Cognitive Presence Measurement Tool
(Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2009)
This paper is a report of the replication of a seminal study on cognitive presence in computer mediated conferencing (CMC) by Garrison, Anderson, and Archer (2001). A comparison of cognitive presence coding by three different ...
New nursing graduates: A key factor in nursing supply
(Canadian Journal of Nursing Administration, 1997)
The Canadian nursing education system is the most significant contributor to the country's supply of registered nurses. This article provides current data on the numbers of nursing graduates produced in each province ...
Home Births and Hospital Deliveries: A Comparison of the Perceived Painfulness of Parturition
(Research in Nursing and Health, 1988)
Cognitive assessments of the amount of pain associated with childbirth by parents electing either homebirth (n=282) or hospital delivery (n=191) were compared using Thurstone's univariate scaling method of paired ...
The Right Circumstances for Multidisciplinary Research
(Nova Sciences Publishers, 2008)
Mobile Learning in Nursing Practice Education: Applying Koole's FRAME Model
We report here on an exploratory formative evaluation of a project to integrate mobile learning into a Western Canadian college nursing program. Third-year students used Hewlett Packard iPAQ mobile devices for five weeks ...