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GEH1049 Public Health in Action

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This guide provides guidelines, resources, instructions and tips for your  GEH1049 research assignments. Below is a summary of what you can find in this guide. Click on the tabs on the left panel to find out more.

  1. E-Books on Public Health
    •  Selected titles providing overview, core issues, emerging and cross-disciplinary trends in public health in general as well those relating to Singapore, Malaysia and Asia.
  2. Researching Public Health 
    • Basic steps for conducting research
    • Questions to consider when researching and writing your assignment
  3. Social-Ecological Model / Public Health Approach.
    • Application of two popular public health  frameworks in sample case studies
  4. Journal Articles
    • Structure of a journal article
  5. Sources of Information 
    • The types of information available and channels of information
  6. Searching
    • Develop a search statement that can be used to find books and journal articles in databases/search engines. 
    • Search tips for FindMore, Scopus and PubMed.
  7. Evaluating
    • ‚ÄčApply the CRAAP Test to determine Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose of selected search results
  8. Citing
    • Cite your sources in order to avoid plagiarism - a serious act of misbehavior that reflects a lack of honesty in academic research.
  9. Citation Manager: ZoteroBib
    • Create a bibliography instantly from any computer or device using  ZoteroBib
  10. APA Citation Style Guide
    • Examples of references cited according to the American Psychological Association (APA) style..