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Billett, Stephen, Ed.; Newton, Jennifer, Ed.; Rogers, Gary, Ed.; Noble, Christy, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2019
This edited volume offers a range of insights about, practices of and findings associated with enrichening health and social care students' learning by their engagement in educational processes during and after the completion of their practicum experiences in health and social care settings. That is, using post-practicum intervention to augment…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Social Work, Practicums, Experiential Learning
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Olivia-Dumitrina, Nechita; Casanovas, Montserrat; Capdevila, Yolanda – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
This research aims to present a number of findings on the perception that university students have on academic plagiarism. Data has been collected on the procedures of copy and paste, paraphrase, translation, as well as the need for citation of resources taken from the Internet. This study was carried out at the University of Lleida (UdL), via an…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Internet, Plagiarism, Foreign Countries
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Peseta, Tai; Fortune, Tracy; Jones, Adrian; Barradell, Sarah; Kennedy-Jones, Mary – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
History has practically vanished from allied health professional education. We ask, what kind of problem does a "history of the professions" pose for health sciences curriculum? What are the implications of graduates being unschooled in the history of their profession? Literature on knowledge in the curriculum, is used to interrogate how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Allied Health Occupations Education, History Instruction, Occupational Therapy
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Das, Rebekah – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2005
Increasing numbers of international students studying health sciences in Australia necessitates research into appropriate ways to support cultural diversity in teaching. International students commonly face problems in adapting to culturally different education and health care systems and this complicates the development of the discipline specific…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Theory Practice Relationship, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Barradell, Sarah; Peseta, Tai – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
The original work on threshold concepts arose from a project designed to improve students' learning experiences by taking seriously the features of disciplinary knowledge as its starting point. The conceptual and empirical work on threshold concepts has since developed and matured. While many disciplines have engaged enthusiastically with the…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Physical Therapy, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Curriculum
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Tucker, Beatrice; Jones, Sue; Straker, Leon; Cole, Joan – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2003
The School of Physiotherapy at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia, recognizes that learning is influenced by many variables. Therefore, evaluation of teaching and learning should focus on changes in knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior. In 1999, physiotherapy faculty at Curtin University developed Course Evaluation…
Descriptors: Internet, Course Evaluation, Reflective Teaching, Likert Scales
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Wium, A. M.; Pitout, H.; Human, A.; du Toit, P. H. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Three lecturers respectively in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy (SLPA, OT and PT) at a public Higher Education Institution in South Africa collaborated to determine thinking preferences. The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI®) was used to collect data from three lecturers while an adapted…
Descriptors: Preferences, Thinking Skills, Health Services, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Cop, Michael; Hatfield, Hunter – New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 2016
Inspired by the 'teaching as inquiry' model, we initiated a focusing inquiry on 2,811 English diagnostic tests that were taken in 2014-2015 by first-year students entering the Health Sciences programme at the University of Otago, a programme for aspiring health professionals. That inquiry aimed to improve the first-year paper taken by students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Grammar, Error Patterns
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Loving, Victoria; Ulanowski, Elizabeth; Danzl, Megan – Educational Gerontology, 2020
As individuals decline cognitively physiotherapists' attitudes become more negative. Evidence supports the use of experiential learning modules in a curriculum to improve student confidence and knowledge to treat individuals with cognitive disorders. Work stemming from Schon's model of reflection suggests that "reflection-on-specific…
Descriptors: Patients, Physical Therapy, Experiential Learning, Self Esteem
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Areskoug-Josefsson, Kristina; Schindele, Anna Chuchu; Deogan, Charlotte; Lindroth, Malin – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) by health care, police, legal and social work professionals has been shown to be insufficient. This lack of competence is likely to affect the quality of services. The aim of this study was to describe SRHR indicators in educational programmes in health care, police, legal and social…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Services, Civil Rights, Physical Therapy
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Guk, Svitlana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2014
The problems of implementing interprofessional training of physiotherapists in universities and at the bases of the practical training of students in Great Britain have been analyzed. The role of physiotherapists in issues of medical education and practical assistance within their own profession has been defined. The list of leading training bases…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Physiology, Therapy, Higher Education
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Fernandes, Alisha Rebecca; Palombella, Andrew; Salfi, Jenn; Wainman, Bruce – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2015
Healthcare delivery is reliant on a team-based approach, and interprofessional education (IPE) provides a means by which such collaboration skills can be fostered prior to entering the workplace. IPE within healthcare programs has been associated with improved collaborative behavior, patient care and satisfaction, reduced clinical error, and…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Medical Students, Medical Education
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Jeno, Lucas M.; Raaheim, Arild; Kristensen, Sara Madeleine; Kristensen, Kjell Daniel; Hole, Torstein Nielsen; Haugland, Mildrid J.; Mæland, Silje – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
We investigate the effects of team-based learning (TBL) on motivation and learning in a quasi-experimental study. The study employs a self-determination theory perspective to investigate the motivational effects of implementing TBL in a physiotherapy course in higher education. We adopted a one-group pretest-posttest design. The results show that…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Learning Motivation, Self Determination
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O'Neill, Geraldine; McMahon, Sinead – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2012
Traditional student feedback mechanisms have been criticised for being teacher-centred in design and, in particular, for their absence of transparent follow-up actions. In contrast, this study describes the process and the evaluation of a participatory research and action (PRA) approach used in an undergraduate physiotherapy degree. This approach…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Curriculum Design, Participatory Research, Curriculum Development
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Saloviita, Timo; Consegnati, Simone; Kontu, Elina; Pirttimaa, Raija; Fiorin, Italo – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare a sample of Italian (n = 29) and Finnish children (n = 32) with Down syndrome for possible differences emerging from diverse educational surroundings. Besides the level of adaptive and challenging behaviors, some other issues were compared, including teacher satisfaction. Methods: We used the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Down Syndrome, Adjustment (to Environment), Services
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