Pat Clarke

 
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SPSS survival manual: a step by step guide to data&hellip by Julie Pallant
4.0 out of 5 stars very helpful, 11 Nov 2013
I liked the screenshots of the web pages.

I liked the step by step guide, this I felt suited people with limited knowledge of SPSS or who do not use it often, could be used as a resource.

Many struggle with whether to use parametric or non parametric tests, however this has been presented in a very easy format.

I think it might have been useful to have some data to work from using this book. I assume it is based on the fact that when using the book you have already got data to work with.
Supervision in Action: A relational approach to co&hellip by Erik De Haan
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Supervision In Action, 24 July 2012
Strengths:
The clipart at the start of each chapter I really liked, it helped to set the scene for me. Not common in many academic books.
This book would be useful not just for nurses, but medicine where supervision is becoming more the norm and counselling.
Use of bullet points draws attention to the important points in the chapter.
I really liked the chapter on `Transcript of a supervision session: all the things I didn't say'. All too often in books such as this attention is not brought to the importance of record keeping.
I liked the way you have explored ethical maturity and the issues surrounding this.
The use of side headings diagrams breaks up the… Read more
Creating a Coaching Culture (Coaching in Practice) by Peter Hawkins
This book provides a good overview of coaching in a variety of contexts.
I feel it would be useful for 3rd year students who are coming up to qualifying as well as registered nurses who might be undertaking the mentorship course.
This might be a very useful book not just for nurses but may be good for paramedics who are also introducing mentoring and coaching within their contexts.

I did particularly like the four domains of learning (figure 2:3, 2:4).
I also like the five levels of culture (figure 3:2). I feel many students would find this very useful.
I also thought figures 9:2 & 9:3 very effective.
It is very useful to see scenarios from outside the… Read more

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