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Ms Jo Aspland

Research Assistant

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing

Summary

Jo has worked as a researcher at the University of Hull for more than 10 years on a variety of health projects around nursing and disability. These have included a study looking at the support received by disabled students off-campus, a study of older nurses and midwives in the NHS, and a Disability Rights Commission project on decisions relating to ‘fitness' to train, qualify and work within the professions of teaching, nursing and social work. She has also been involved in several projects examining the retention/attrition of pre-registration student nurses.

Journal Article

Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2- a retrospective cohort study

Wray, J., Barrett, D., Aspland, J., & Gardiner, E. (2012). Staying the course: factors influencing pre-registration nursing student progression into year 2- a retrospective cohort study. International journal of nursing studies, 49(11), 1432-1442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.06.006

Making the nursing curriculum more inclusive for students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD): embedding specialist study skills into a core module

Wray, J., Aspland, J., Taghzouit, J., & Pace, K. (2013). Making the nursing curriculum more inclusive for students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD): embedding specialist study skills into a core module. Nurse education today, 33(6), 602-607. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2012.07.009

Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective

Wray, J., Aspland, J., & Barrett, D. (2014). Choosing to stay: looking at retention from a different perspective. Studies in higher education, 39(9), 1700-1714. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2013.806461

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study

Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

Fit for purpose: traditional assessment is failing undergraduates with learning difficulties. Might eAssessment help"

Williams, P., Wray, J., Farrall, H., & Aspland, J. (2014). Fit for purpose: traditional assessment is failing undergraduates with learning difficulties. Might eAssessment help?. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 18(6), 614-625. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2013.802029