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Evaluative Research Methodology, Nursing and Health

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Overview

Evaluative research is a particularly useful approach to research in health and social care because it enables us to determine the value of the services we provide. This course will define evaluative research and discuss its purpose in relation to health and social care.

You will distinguish between evaluative research and exploratory research and go on to explore how some types of evaluative research could be described as critical research. You will also examine the use of evaluative research in influencing policy formulation and decision-making.

Modules

An Introduction to Evaluative Research

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Evaluative Research

Design Issues in Evaluative Research

Approaches to Evaluative Research

Collecting and Analysing Data for Evaluative Research

Using Evaluative Research to Influence Decision Making

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Evaluative research is a particularly useful approach to research in health and social care because it enables us to determine the value of the services we provide. This course will define evaluative research and discuss its purpose in relation to health and social care.

You will distinguish between evaluative research and exploratory research and go on to explore how some types of evaluative research could be described as critical research. You will also examine the use of evaluative research in influencing policy formulation and decision-making.

Modules

An Introduction to Evaluative Research

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Evaluative Research

Design Issues in Evaluative Research

Approaches to Evaluative Research

Collecting and Analysing Data for Evaluative Research

Using Evaluative Research to Influence Decision Making

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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