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Critical Reading and Evaluating Scientific and Medical Literature
Professor Barbara Slaughter, PhD and Sujata Krishna, PhD (Instructor)
 
date:2:15PM   to   3:45PM   US Central (GMT −0500)
Friday, April 20, 2012
 
length:1 hour, 30 minutes
 
location:BRC 282
 
sponsor:Gulf Coast Consortia
 
summary:

This workshop will talk about the various strategies of reading large amounts of literature, such as skimming, scanning, concept mapping etc.. You will learn how to take notes. You will consider the significance of the work and its purpose and address questions such as 'Is the scientific argument presented valid? Is it persuasive? Are there biases or flaws in the method used?' etc.. If you wish to improve your critical reading skills, this is the workshop for you.

Acknowledgement: The project described was supported by Award Number T15LM007093 from the National Library of Medicine. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Library of Medicine or the National Institutes of Health.

 
more info:GCC-NLM Professional Development
Supplementary Materials for Critical Reading: Experimental Flow Chart for Critical Reading - Dr Barbara Gayle Slaughter
Supplementary Materials for Critical Reading: Sample Critical Reading of Scientific Literature - Dr Gayle Slaughter
Supplementary Materials for Critical Reading: Analyzing Components of A Scientific Paper - Dr Gayle Slaughter
Supplementary Materials for Critical Reading: Reading the Scientific Literature - Dr Gayle Slaughter
 
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