Change Research in Health and Social Care Practice

Students are finding the module demoralising, are not feeling that learning in the subject area is being facilitated correctly. Also the group work part of the module is not being given appropriate or constructive feedback. Students are not receiving marks they feel are deserved and are not being given resources or information to improve work. Facilitators are not seeming "interested" in their student groups and this is leading to students feeling hopeless. Thereare no clear learning outcomes.


  • Rebecca Allan I feel that studying podiatry and having forced groupwork tasks based on areas only related to nursing are irrelevant and time consuming.

  • Emma McArthur I understand that in doing nursing studies, a research module would be useful. However the way in which the module attempts to teach students does not seem to be of much use an very time-consuming. I believe that fortnightly vague tasks are not contributing to my learning of research. As a suggestion for improvement, I feel that I learned more about research when I did higher psychology in which we had to carry out our own small research task. This allowed me to fully understand and start to develop the skills of a researcher. I feel that one small research task would be of more use because it can physically display one's knowledge gained from the module, and putting this into action would make the tasks less passive. I suggest that in doing a piece of research of our own would help us understand more about how to carry out research and all the relevant terminologies and how to collect data ect.

  • Chelsea Moore I feel that I am learning nothing I can apply to practice on placement. There's not enough student support for the vague tasks and I am worried I am going to fail. The timetable itself could have been arranged better. I do not know a single student happy with the research module.

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