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Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., & Brodie, J. (2017)
Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments. International Journal of Education and Culture, 6(2), 17-26
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and computer technolog...

Metered dose inhalers versus nebulizers for aerosol bronchodilator delivery for adult patients receiving mechanical ventilation in critical care units

Journal Article
Holland, A., Smith, F., Penny, K. I., McCrossan, G., Veitch, L., & Nicholson, C. (2013)
Metered dose inhalers versus nebulizers for aerosol bronchodilator delivery for adult patients receiving mechanical ventilation in critical care units. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 6, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008863.pub2
Background Nebulizers and metered dose inhalers (MDI) have both been adapted for delivering aerosol bronchodilation to mechanically ventilated patients, but there is incomplet...

Estimating Scottish student retention rates using propensity score matching

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., Morton, I. D., Ashraf, M. Z., & Duffy, J. C. (2013)
Estimating Scottish student retention rates using propensity score matching. Leadership and policy quarterly, 2,
The performance of institutions such as universities and colleges is of increasing interest to funders, policy makers, potential students and the establishments themselves who...

The Impact of repeated lying on survey results

Journal Article
Chesney, T., & Penny, K. I. (2013)
The Impact of repeated lying on survey results. SAGE Open, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244012472345
We study the effects on results of participants completing a survey more than once, a phenomenon known as farming. Using data from a real social science study as a baseline, t...

Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research

Journal Article
Fleming, M., Kirby, B., & Penny, K. I. (2012)
Record linkage in Scotland and its application to health research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2711-2721. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04021.x
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:   This paper will focus on the key concepts behind record linkage and describe how probability matching of Scottish health records can be used for natio...

Issues in quantitative health care research

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., & Atkinson, I. (2012)
Issues in quantitative health care research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2697-2698. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12000

Knowledge management and e-learning in higher education: a research study based on students’ perceptions

Journal Article
Dukic, D., Dukic, G., & Penny, K. I. (2012)
Knowledge management and e-learning in higher education: a research study based on students’ perceptions. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 8, 313-327. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKL.2012.051679
In order to achieve economic and social progress, it is particularly important to incorporate knowledge management into the education system. E-learning as a knowledge transfe...

E-learning participation in Higher Education: a study of Scottish and Croatian students

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., & Dukic, D. (2012)
E-learning participation in Higher Education: a study of Scottish and Croatian students. Information Technology Interfaces, 231-236. https://doi.org/10.2498/iti.2012.0357
E-learning is becoming increasingly important in higher education. Information was gathered on students’ usage of e-learning activities in Scotland and in Croatia. An explorat...

Carbon dioxide detection for testing nasogastric tube placement in adults

Journal Article
Holland, A., Smith, F. C., & Penny, K. I. (2012)
Carbon dioxide detection for testing nasogastric tube placement in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010773
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of capnometry and capnography for detecting c...

The use of data mining to identify indicators of health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., & Smith, G. D. (2012)
The use of data mining to identify indicators of health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2761-2771. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03897.x
Aim.  To examine the health-related quality of life in a cohort of individuals with irritable bowel syndrome and to explore the use of several data-mining methods to identify ...

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