Depending on choice of theme/topic
See literature on writing and publishing in Moodle course
Themes/Topics to write about (the title of the article can be different)
1. The Social and/or Cultural Determinants of Health
2. The Equality of Health - a Global Challenge
3. Micro- and Macro-perspective in Health Care
4. To work as Nurse in Disaster/Vulnerable Areas
5. The Challenges of working in a Multicultural Team
6. Intercultural nursing care
7. To study nursing in a foreign culture/country
8. Braindrain of health care personnell from developing countries
9. Structural racism in health care
10. Equality and equity among patients with a different cultural background
11. To bring up a child in a forreign culture/country
12. To give birth in a new county/culture
13. Immigrants and mental health
14. To live in a country with a different religion
15. Cultural competence of immigrant nurses/ cultural competence among nurses
16. Rare diseases or tropical diseasees in the Nordic countries
08.05.2023 - 23.11.2023
02.12.2022 - 16.04.2023
Faculty of Health and Welfare
The assignment is individual.
Supervision and feedback is given from teacher on demand 2 times + final evaluation on Peppi. Please start early!
Evaluation can be booked before 10th of June or after 8th of August.
Deadline of all texts is 10th of October 2022.
The seminar will be on 25th of October 2022. An extra seminar has been added for the ones that want to finish their education earlier.
To be able to publish you need to have a grade 3 or above.
Use references correctly.
Do not write about your thesis topic or the same topics as you have written in CC02!
You will take part in the peer review process of one other student.
The peer reviewer should look at language, structure and content of the text.
Use Comments or Track changes in Word.
Do spelling and grammar checkup in Word before you send to peer reviewer and your supervisor.
Novia instructions for writing need to be followed, or the journal instructions if the article is going to be published in a specific journal
Degree Programme in Nursing
Alternative 1. Write a short article (min 2000 words abstract with max 150 words excluded, references not included) about one of the topics above. Content: Introduction, Headings 1 - 3 and Conclusion
Alternative 2. Create a blog and update it on a regular base (minimum 4 times and minimum 500 words each time) during May- October 2022 where you write about one of the topics above
Alternative 3. Write a short debate article for a daily newspaper (following the guidelines for debate article) about one of the topics above
Use instructions for written assignments when writing an article (you can also use Vancouver or Harvard system). The aim is to publish your article in Novialia or a non-scientific nursing journal.
When publishing you need to have a second author, your supervisor. It will be Anita Wikberg. The second author (AW) gives supervision, reads and corrects manuscript and influences this way on the manuscript).
When writing a blog, the forum and manuscripts must be approved by the supervisor (AW) before publication. Use the given instructions for the forum where you publish your blog. The blog is published at Novia blogs. The supervisor's name will be mentioned in the blog.
When writing a short debate article, the manuscript must be approved by the supervisor and include the supervisors name before publishing.
The final manuscript must be sent to your supervisor through Urkund/ Ouriginal for all three alternatives
30th of September or 25th of October 2022
Spring and autumn 2023
Spring lecture is online
The introduction for the course is in spring 2023 and the seminar of the course is during fall semester 2023
3cr = 3x27h= 81h
2h introduction, 2h supervision, 2h peer review, 4-8h presentation
67-71h is independent work.
Grade one is not reached
The aim with the article is unclear and the literature is poorly motivated, missing or insufficient. The article is incohesive and reflects a flawed understanding of the scientific working procedure, as well as the inability to structure an article in a purposeful and accessible manner. However, the article has achieved the minor criteria for academic writing concerning text and references but cannot be published without major revisions
The aim for the blog is unclear and the literature is poorly motivated, missing or insufficient and the text mainly reflects the authors opinion rather than factual knowledge. The text has reached the minor criteria for approval but cannot be published without major revisions.
The aim with the debate article is poorly motivated, missing or insufficient. The text mainly reflects the authors own opinion rather than factual knowledge. The text has reached the minor criteria for approval but cannot be published without major revisions
The aim for the article remain somewhat unclear and relate poorly to existing knowledge. The relevance of the study is described, but in a superficial way. Some of the sources are not relevant to the study. The ability for source criticism is weak. The study lacks systematicity and a logical structure. The article is somewhat incohesive and inconsistent and cannot be published unless major revisions are done.
The aim for the blog remain somewhat unclear and relate poorly to factual knowledge. The relevance for publishing the text is described but in a superficial way. Some of the topics described are not relevant. The ability for source criticism is weak. The blog text does not rise attention and the text is somewhat incohesive and inconsistent and cannot be published unless major revisions.
The aim for the debate article remain somewhat unclear and relate poorly to factual knowledge. It cannot be published unless major revisions.
The motivation for writing the article is independently described but remain general. The framework for the article is well-constructed and motivated. Central concepts are clearly introduced, but their mutual relationship remains unclear. The chosen literature and research is relevant but is used in an uncritical manner. The article can be published with minor revisions.
The blog is well motivated, independently described, but remain general. The blog text reflects actual and factual knowledge. The chosen literature is relevant. The text can be published with minor revisions.
The debate article is interesting, well-motivated but lack a clear and stringent aim that catches the readers interest. The text is not fluent. The text can be published with minor revisions
The aim with the article is clearly described, it is actual and interesting. The literature used is relevant and the student s ability for source criticism is good. The article is written in an academic style. With minor editing the article is ready for publication
The aim with the blog is clearly described, the text reflects factual and actual knowledge described in an interesting way. Relevant literature is used in a good way. The text is ready for publishing with minor revision.
The aim with the debate article is clear, it is independently described and rises interest. The factual and actual knowledge is reflected in the text and it is ready for publication with minor revisions.
The article is interesting, actual and well-motivated and the text is fluent. The references are actual and reflect the topic. The source criticism is good. The article sows the students ability to synthetizing text forming a new understanding. The article is ready for publication.
The aim with the blog is clearly described, the text rises the interest and is fluently written. It reflects actual and factual knowledge. The debate article is ready for publication