Making the Most of Fieldwork Education: A Practical Approach

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Nelson Thornes, 1999 - Education - 243 pages
Making the Most of Fieldwork Education gives practical guidance to students, taking them though the process of planning, preparing for, experiencing and evaluating fieldwork education. Practical exercises are included to assist students and enable them to learn through a range of experiences. Case stories also provide examples from practice. Students are encouraged to take control of the fieldwork experience to make informed choices about their learning and to use skills of inquiry at all stages of the fieldwork process. Fieldwork educators as well as students in the disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Rehabilitation and Osteopathy will find this book invaluable as it gives such a practical and accessible approach to this aspect of education.
 

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Contents

What is fieldwork education?
3
The fieldwork curriculum
10
The context of fieldwork
20
Allocation of placements
32
expectations of you and others
55
Examining your needs
62
Taking responsibility
84
Participating in service delivery
116
Practising as s professional
144
Developing reasoning skills
155
Becoming a reflective learner
170
Developing competence
186
Being assessed
197
Evaluating the fieldwork experience
206
Becoming qualified
225
Appendix A Useful addresses
231

Being supervised
130

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