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Study Materials

Resources that are available as Open access

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 — https://conjointly.com/kb/
  • ◘ 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.’ — https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/
  • 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.

Online workshop for open publishing of public health in Africa

There is a need for local research in Africa to help provide an evidence base for policy development, but the researchers lack the opportunity to publish their findings in local journals with results readily available to other researchers or policymakers. Greater academic credit is currently given to researchers who publish in high-impact international than local journals. Most international journals either have high article processing charges or their contents are hidden behind paywalls.

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