May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PT 504 Teaching Methods


(2 credits)
Physical therapists assume the role of teachers in a variety of situations with a diverse group of learners. This course explores theories and methods related to effective teaching, student learning, and assessment strategies across multiple settings including clinic, classroom, laboratory, home setting and community. The role of educational technology in teaching and learning activities is emphasized. Examination of individual and social factors that influence health and wellness are discussed, and key concepts from behavioral theories are applied to patient education in clinical practice situations. There is an introduction to educational assessment strategies for community-based health programs.

NOTE: Course may be waived based on Portfolio Assessment.