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Open Access Resources

These have been chosen to reflect the list of topics identified in our survey of Public Health graduates when we were setting up Peoples-Praxis. This list is designed to grow and we welcome any suggestions for resources or content areas for us to add. Please contact us with your ideas.

  • ◘ Research Methods knowledge base. The Research Methods Knowledge Base is a comprehensive web-based textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods. It covers the entire research process including: formulating research questions; sampling (probability and nonprobability); measurement (surveys, scaling, qualitative, unobtrusive); research design (experimental and quasi-experimental); data analysis; and, writing the research paper. It also addresses the major theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of research including: the idea of validity in research; reliability of measures; and ethics —
  • ◘ eLearning Courses from the Global Health Training Centre. ‘Our eLearning courses are designed to cover every step, process, and issue that needs to be understood in order to conduct high-quality research. Every course is written to be globally applicable, for all diseases and all regions. Each course is carefully researched to provide high-quality material that is peer reviewed and regularly updated. A certificate is issued once a minimum of 80% is achieved in the course quizzes.’ —
  • Peoples-praxis Online Courses
  • ◘ Treasure, A. M. et al. (2022) ‘Ten simple rules for establishing a mentorship programme’, 18(5), pp. e1010015
  • ◘ Clutterbuck, D. A. et al. (2017) The SAGE handbook of mentoring. Sage.
    Chapter 12 Design of effective mentoring programmes by Lis Merrick (pages 185 and 196 attached)
    Chapter 16 The role of the mentoring programme co-ordinator by Terezia Koczka

  • ◘ Meyer, H. (2023) ‘What is Best Practice in Online Coaching?’, International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring(S17), pp. 77-90.