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School of Health Sciences Pedagogy

Below find some tips for searching health databases to find articles on pedagogy.  It is helpful to use these features to try to avoid the many articles which will come up when searching the word: EDUCATION in a database - articles about patient education for example.  

Using Cinahl

Some special tips for searching for pedagogy: Before performing a search scroll down on the Advanced search screen to the Special Interest box - choose Nursing Education - now all the articles you retrieve on any subject will also concern Nursing Education


The MESH subject term for pedagogy is Teaching/Methods - so to run a search for your subject, change the Field to MeSH Major Topic and type Teaching/Methods (use the /) then in the next box type either a keyword or the MeSH heading for your topic