Welcome to the Scholarly Practice team site. This will be a place where we post and link to new content dedicated to helping inspire you to become a better scholar. Many of the secrets to scholarly success go far beyond simply knowing how to collect data and write papers.
Health Professions Education Research
Are you interested in health professions education research?
Check out the new, open access HPER asynchronous curriculum.
This is a joint production between MERIT, the HSED Masters Program, and MacPFD
Scholarly Practice Concepts
In this recorded event, viewers will learn to be able to gain insight into how to integrate film and literature on Indigenous topics within safe peer-to-peer learning environments.
In this recorded event, viewers will learn to articulate their scholarly identity and how they can employ it to increase their success and fulfillment in academia.
In this recorded event, viewers will learn to work on a mockup paper to simulate the real research writing process using Google Docs along with Zotero software to get ready the paper for submission in a simulated setting.
In this recorded event, viewers will learn to; describe how cognitive processes and motivation guide the way people understand and respond to survey questions, recognize the elements of a survey; state several design principles and demonstrate how to use a systematic process as the framework for survey design; identify poorly written survey items and other design pitfalls with assistance of a survey review checklist; and define the purpose of expert validation, cognitive interviews, and pilot testing.
In this recorded event, viewers will learn to explain the benefits and drawbacks of popular bibliometric indicators, and identify tools and resources available at McMaster that can help them express the impact of their research.
Drs. Jonathan Sherbino, Michael Gottlieb, Sree Natesan, ang Teresa Chan discuss the ways that we might create synergies in our work to make scholarship more achievable.
Scholarly Discourse, Networking, & Communication
Fire & Ice: The infodemic and how to fight it
Dr. Blair Bigham presents some keys to how we might combat the information epidemic (infodemic) that will help us to engage in better health advocacy via journalism.
Social Media 101: How to leverage it for your Research Career
Dr. Tara Packham explains how she uses social media for research networking and This link will take you to 3 different takes on how leadership fits within the academy - Dr. Packham's is the second instalment.