Project Sponsor(s): Sylvia Hysong
Project Title: Can Feedback Help Improve Performance for Any Task?
Project Description: In this project we will conduct a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to find out whether performance feedback works equally for different types of medical tasks.
Institution and Location: Center for Innovations in Quality Effectiveness and Safety (Baylor College of Medicine), 2450 Holcombe Blvd. Suite 01Y
Eligibility for international students?: US citizens only
Expectations of student:
- The student must devote 10 hours per week to the project (consistent with a 3-credit course) and will develop a timeline of activities in collaboration with supervisor(s). The student will meet at least monthly with the faculty supervisor(s) to evaluate progress.
- Students will be primarily responsible for conducting literature searches (searching and retrieving articles) and abstracting (coding) study data from the articles.
- Depending on skill level, they will also have the opportunity to participate in the study design and on data analysis
Prerequisite training: Student should be comfortable searching library databases and should be proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel)
Knowledge and skills student can expect to gain: Students will obtain hands on skills in the mechanics of systematic review and meta-analysis. They will also learn about best practices for giving and receiving feedback.