"It's the Way I Tell 'Em!" It Is Not What We Teach but How We Do It: Using Focus Group Discussions to Research Student Perspectives on Threshold Concepts in Health [book]

Louise Warwick-Booth, Diane Lowcock
2017 unpublished
Health and education Methods Used Focus groups, purposive sampling Academic level Intermediate undergraduate Contributor Biographies Louise Warwick-Booth Louise is a sociologist with specific interests in health policy and social policy. She is located in the centre for health promotion research, which she has co-directed since 2013 alongside Dr James Woodall. Louise joined the University in September 2005 and has taught on a wide range of modules including sociology, health policy, research,
more » ... mmunity and global policy and health care. She also manages a range of research projects and a team of 6 research staff. Louise's PhD explored lay research conducted within a community development setting. Louise has a numerous research interests including community development, community research, social inclusion and gender. Louise's research projects are diverse and include a commissioned evaluation of the Way Forward Programme, a project to develop resilience in vulnerable young women with unmet need, the evaluation of a Department of Health Eatwell and Livewell Project to tackle malnutrition amongst the elderly, and the project management of the Sunderland Health Champion Programme. Louise has published several text-books such as Social Inequality (2013), and Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction (2012 with colleagues). Louise is also the author of the book Researching with Communities (2009) based upon her PhD, as well as numerous journal articles.
doi:10.4135/9781473981683 fatcat:kofnxudndrchrchcrlsiodqdeu