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Being-in-the-world-of-marking: New academics’ experiences of assessment and feedback (2014)
Journal Article
Sales, R. (2014). Being-in-the-world-of-marking: New academics’ experiences of assessment and feedback

For a novice academic, the first experience of marking can be as memorable as preparing for and giving the first teaching session. Yet, while academic reflections and narratives abound for the latter, there is a paucity of literature regarding the fo... Read More about Being-in-the-world-of-marking: New academics’ experiences of assessment and feedback.

The challenges of providing palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: A literature review (2014)
Journal Article
Dunkley, S., & Sales, R. (2014). The challenges of providing palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: A literature review. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 20(6), 279-284. https://doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2014.20.6.279

© 2014 MA Healthcare Ltd. People with intellectual disabilities are often marginalised from mainstream health-care services because of the complexities of their disability. They are under-referred to specialist palliative care owing to a limited unde... Read More about The challenges of providing palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: A literature review.

Improving and validating children’s nurses communication skills with standardized patients in end of life care (2014)
Journal Article
Hamilton, C., Cargil, J., Kenny, G., Jamie, C., Catherine, H., & Sales, R. (2014). Improving and validating children’s nurses communication skills with standardized patients in end of life care. Journal of Child Health Care, 20(2), 145-152. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493514555588

© 2014, © The Author(s) 2014. Children’s nurse education is experiencing increases in recruitment targets at the same time that clinical placements are decreasing. With regard to end-of-life care, it is has become a challenge to ensure that all stude... Read More about Improving and validating children’s nurses communication skills with standardized patients in end of life care.

Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R. (2013, September). Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Paper presented at 24th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference

Academics supporting students in health social care are often described as gatekeepers for their professional disciplines as they are seen as experts able to make reliable judgments when assessing students. This metaphorical use of the term gatekeepe... Read More about Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking.

Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R., & Hadland, R. (2013, September). Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource. Poster presented at Nurse Education Today 2013

As with many other HEI's within the United Kingdom, external examiners continue to praise the feedback that is given to students and yet this is not reflected in national student experience surveys. Indeed according to Price et al (2011), students ha... Read More about Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource.

Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective (2013)
Thesis
Sales, R. Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective. (Thesis). University of the West of England

For a novice academic, the first experience of marking can be as memorable as preparing for and giving their first teaching session. Yet, while academic reflections and narratives abound for the latter, there is a paucity of literature regarding the... Read More about Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective.

Marking as a way of becoming an academic (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R. (2013, June). Marking as a way of becoming an academic. Poster presented at 4th international Assessment in Higher Education Conference 2013

Service improvement through patient pathways (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R., Denning, L., & Donovan, L. (2012, September). Service improvement through patient pathways. Paper presented at NET 2012 23rd International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference

In response to local educational commissioning the University of the West of England in collaboration with five partner organisations developed a one year inter-professional and inter-disciplinary service improvement project. This project is using a... Read More about Service improvement through patient pathways.

The developing child and young person (2011)
Book Chapter
Sales, R., & Oliver, B. (2011). The developing child and young person. In B. Oliver, & B. Pitt (Eds.), Working with Children Young People and Families, 28-46. Learning Matters

Isolation nursing (2010)
Book Chapter
Sales, R. (2010). Isolation nursing. In E. Trigg, & T. Mohamed (Eds.), Practices in Children's Nursing, 337-343. Churchill Livingstone

Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education (2009)
Journal Article
Ward, R., & Sales, R. (2009). Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education. Nurse Education Today, 29(3), 301-309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2008.11.017

The use of online multimedia content in nurse education is still in its infancy with limited research about its role and acceptance by students and staff within nursing courses. This paper describes the development of interactive web-based delivery f... Read More about Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education.

Student experiences and mentor views of the use of simulation for learning (2008)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Wilford, A., Sales, R., & Lockyer, L. (2008). Student experiences and mentor views of the use of simulation for learning. Nurse Education Today, 28(7), 790-797. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2008.03.007

This paper presents the findings of a two phase mixed methods study. Phase 1 investigated whether simulation could support the development of a range of clinical skills amongst pre-registration adult and children's nursing students. The second phase... Read More about Student experiences and mentor views of the use of simulation for learning.

Chapter 1 (2006)
Book Chapter
Furze (see Hamilton), C., Maddox, C., Ford, L., & Sales, R. (2006). Chapter 1. In E. Trigg (Ed.), Practices in Children's NursingElsevier


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