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Accessing sources of evidence for practice mock assignment session 9a lecture by

Accessing Sources of Evidence for Practice

Mock Assignment

Session 9a Lecture

By

Ian Cole & Karen Smith


Before we start
Before we start…….

Please turn off your

mobile phone


Mock assignment
Mock Assignment

  • Mirrors the real exam.

  • Two parts to the mock exam, just like the real exam.

  • Part 1:

    • A 30 question MCQ test to be completed by using the VLE.

  • Part 2:

    • A database exercise of searching two bibliographical databases.

    • Create a Word document - copy, paste and format the information into the Word document then e-mailing to a specified e-mail address.


Mock assignment1
Mock Assignment

  • Duration of assignment – 1 hour

  • We suggest you spend:

  • About 30 minutes multiple choice questions

  • About 30 minutes on the clinical question

  • It doesn’t matter which you do first


Mock assignment2
Mock Assignment

  • The Multiple Choice Questions:

    Relate to the computer skills & information

    resources studied in this module:

    • There are four possible answers, one of which is correct

    • Tick the one you think is most correct


Mock assignment3
Mock Assignment

  • The Database Exercise:

    You will be given a clinical question to answer by searchingtwo of the databases you have used in this module. Find a reference in each database which will answer the clinical question.

    • Open, save and complete a word document containing the answers to your Clinical Question .

    • You can use copy and paste, to fill in the information requested, format the document so it is readable.

    • Having done this you will attach the document to an e-mail and send it to a specified e-mail address


Mock assignment4

You will be able to choose which part to do first

You will not be able to use your workbooks in the mock (or real) exam.

Logon to the VLE

Click on the assignment button then the ‘MCQ mock test’ link

You will then be required to enter a exam password

Given to you at the start of the session

It will be different for each group

Mock Assignment


Assignment requirements

Read the Clinical Question, conduct a search and create a Word document.

Make sure you save the document to your computer.

E-mail the database exercise to the e-mail address at the bottom of the Clinical Question Panel.

Answer the 30 MCQ questions.

Do:

Include a header & footer

An e-mail message (without your name)

Don’t:

Include your name

Assignment requirements

for our module


Marking criteria
Marking Criteria Word document.

  • 30% for MCQ. 1 mark per question

  • 70% for database exam – split 45/25 as follows:

    • 45% for the database search

      • 10% Correct site found

      • 5% Name of database

      • 10% Full reference i.e. author, title, publisher, year, part, pages (where applicable)

      • 10%} 5% Search terms used+ 5% if boolean operator used

      • 10% Conclusion

    • 25% for the word processing

      • 5% for copy+paste & saving work

      • 10% header & footer (5% candidate no. – 5% page no. macro)

      • 5% format & layout

      • 5% e-mail message & attachment.


Marking criteria1
Marking Criteria Word document.

  • The pass mark is 35%

  • If you don’t pass the actual exam you can take this exam again with the next cohort


Marking of mock exam
Marking of Mock Exam Word document.

  • The VLE will mark the MCQ part.

  • Results will be released (into the VLE grade book) by 5pm 3th March.

  • The database exercise will not be marked but Karen to give feedback in Lecture 10a.

  • An example will be provided of how the clinical question should be answered.


Additional comments
Additional comments: Word document.

  • Please be silent and respect your colleagues

  • Exam conditions observed i.e. no material may be taken into the room

  • Turn off your phones

  • If the computer or the VLE goes wrong, put your hand up – we can reset the MCQ test