Contemporary Students: Learning Styles and Teaching Strategies

Susan Kapp, John Fergason

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Abstract

Adult learners and career change students are increasingly common in prosthetic and orthotic education. This may be attributed to the relative obscurity of the profession within the allied health arena. Potential students are often introduced to the field through personal experience. The student may know someone in need of services, have obtained services themselves, have had professional or personal contact with a prosthetist-orthotist, or have had other casual circumstances with someone involved in prosthetics or orthotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-74
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2002

Keywords

  • Adult learner
  • Learning styles
  • Prosthetic and orthotic education
  • Teaching strategies
  • Web based resources

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

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