Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
22/09/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Nicola Bexon

ORCID ID

Contact details

Williams Room
Badenoch Building
Old Road Campus
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7LF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1865 227044
nicola.bexon@his.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0643164123

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is there a difference in terms of knowledge and skills, between self-directed learning using web-based resource directed by students, compared with a classroom based interactive workshop directed by tutors?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Knowledge and skill education

Intervention

At each location participants will be randomised into two groups:
1. Group one: access to a search-skills web resource (e-group)
2. Group two: receive a search workshop taught by a librarian (workshop group)

The e-learning resource and the workshop will have the same objectives and cover the same content. Each intervention group will attend one group session - the e-group will be shown a demonstration of the e-learning resource and asked to complete as much of the module as they can over the next week; the workshop group will receive a three-hour taught workshop with handouts and slides. At the beginning of these sessions, each participant will complete a pre-intervention search test (baseline) using a clinical scenario. One week after these initial sessions, a post-intervention search test should be completed by both groups. Pre- (baseline) and post-intervention search results will be compared. Follow-up tests will be sent at 4 weeks, 8 weeks (and 12 weeks if time allows).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/03/2005

Overall trial end date

30/04/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Health professionals

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/03/2005

Recruitment end date

30/04/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Williams Room
Oxford
OX3 7LF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Thames Valley Primary Care Research Partnership (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes