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Title: An evaluation of the use of concept maps in the development of critical thinking in one cohort of pre-registration nursing students
Author: Barrett, Kathleen
ISNI:       0000 0004 4692 1729
Awarding Body: Ulster University
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2014
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Aim: To evaluate the use of Concept Maps as an educational intervention in the development of Critical Thinking abilities during Practice Learning Placements over the course of one year with one cohort of final year pre-registration nursing students. The Research Hypothesis: The research hypothesis is that a positive relationship will be demonstrated between the use of Concept Maps and the development of Critical Thinking abilities. Methods: A quasi-experimental non-equivalent groups design was used with one experimental and one control group of final year undergraduate student nurses on the adult branch of a BSc (Honours) nursing programme over the course of one year. Data were collected in three phases at various points identified below
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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