Educational Research Resources
This resource list was compiled by Carol Thrush
and Elizabeth Hicks.
If a link is not provided to an article, you may access
the full text of the article through the
UAMS Library website, either through the Pubmed or the EbscoHost
Two articles emphasize the importance of a well-written
A guide for what to include in your teaching, research,
and/or service portfolio can be found
Several resources for creating teaching portfolios can
be found on
The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology offers free
articles about what a teaching portfolio is, what the portfolio should
include, how to create an electronic teaching portfolio, and some sample
Ten tips for keeping your audience engaged during presentations
How to build a presentation poster using PowerPoint
Medical Educator publishes concise and helpful
“Twelve Tips” articles about various subjects in medical education
“Twelve Tips for Effective PowerPoint Presentations for the
Technologically Challenged,” By: J. Holzl.
Medical Teacher, Sep97, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p175, 5p
“Twelve Tips for Making Case Presentations More Interesting,”
By: Jennifer Craig; Lili Kopala. Medical
Teacher, Jun95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p161, 6p
Tips on Providing Handouts,” By: MacLean,
Ilse. Medical Teacher, Mar91, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p7, 6p
Ethical Research and Policies
Medical Writing,” by Michelle Biros, Editor-in-Chief of
Academic Emergency Medicine, gives a concise, easy-to-follow guideline
for how to write, why manuscripts fail, and common errors made in
Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and
Editing for Biomedical Publication” is a popular guide to writing
articles for publication in biomedical journals.
for Publication – A Guide for New Authors” helps new authors
think through and plan their manuscript writing process, and offers helpful
manuscript writing tips.
Reviewers Reject and Accept Manuscripts: The Strengths and Weaknesses in
Medical Education Reports,” describes the results of a content
analysis of reviewers’ comments on research manuscripts submitted to a
conference, and details the top ten reasons for manuscripts to be rejected.
“The art and science of writing manuscripts,” by RJ
Arceci (Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2004 Sep;43(3):207-10) offers more good rules
of thumb for manuscript writing.
“Reflections on Judging Manuscripts for Journal
Publication,” by William C. McGaghie (Teaching &
Learning in Medicine, 1999, Vol. 11 Issue 3B, p123), offers personal
reflections on the reviewing and judging manuscripts submitted for
“Writing for Healthcare
Publications: A Partnership Between Service and Education,” (JS Lockhart.
Nurse Educ. 2000 Jul-Aug;25(4):195-9) describes the positive outcomes of the
implementation of an interdisciplinary graduate course on writing for
“Improving Faculty Publication Output: The Role of a
Writing Coach,” (Baldwin and Chandler. J Prof Nurs. 2002 Jan-Feb;18(1):8-15)
discusses using an ongoing writing coach to empower faculty to increase
their writing and publication activities.
“A Physician Peer Support Writing Group,” (Grzybowski,
Bates, Calam, Alred, Martin, Andrew, et al. Fam Med. 2003 Mar;35(3):195-201)
describes the experience and outcomes of a physician peer support writing
group, formed to overcome publication barriers, and offers detailed
information of the formation and bonding of the group.
The following articles may
be useful in reporting and calculating statistics in your research projects.
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