This assignment help will get you started on your Assessment: Academic Paper.
Please refer to the LearnOnline course site for specific assessment instructions.
The Student Engagement Unit's Academic Skills website has a number of resources to help make sense of the assignment and instruction words.
For your assignment you will need to find information about your chosen health profession, good starting places are:
Tip: Look to see if there is a Subject Guide for your chosen discipline and look at the Find evidence > Government and organisation information page to find professional bodies.
A mind map is a great tool to help you start brainstorming concepts. Please see the example below to get an idea of how a mind map might look:
Explore the following free online mind mapping software to start your assignment:
To search effectively it is important to prepare a search strategy.
Identify the key concepts (main ideas) in your assignment. Terminology used will vary, so be sure to consider alternative terms for each. These will be your search keywords.
Have a look at the example question below to see how to start preparing your search strategy.
Example question: musculoskeletal manipulation in Chiropractic
|"musculoskeletal manipulation"||"musculoskeletal adjustment", "manipulative medicine"|
You can use quotation marks (“ “) to find an exact match, e.g. “healthcare professional”
Combine your terms to form your search strategy (you'll type this in the search box):
Example search strategy:
chiropractic OR chiropractor
"musculoskeletal manipulation" OR "manual therapy"
For more help:
The Library Collection can be a useful starting point in locating quality information.
Use the Library Collection to find:
Learn to use the Library Collection by working through the interactive tutorial below.
Journals and journal articles are a great source of quality information.
To search in Scopus:
To refine your results:
Tip: These search strategies can be applied when you are searching in other databases.
You can search Google Scholar in the same way as a Catalogue basic search.
To do well in this assignment, you need to identify and use quality resources.
Once you have identified potential articles, you need to start evaluating them to determine which articles are the most relevant and appropriate.
Demonstrating appropriate academic writing skills will help you succeed in this assignment.
View the Student Engagement Unit's Academic Skills website for help writing your assignment, or to make an appointment with SEU staff.
Your assignment requires you to reference correctly in the Harvard UniSA style.
If you fail to reference correctly you will be required to fix your references and resubmit your assignment.
Use the Referencing Roadmap to learn how to reference different resources correctly.