Teaching

OT 886: Research Engagement

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

This 3-credit course is the second of two research courses that are part of the Professional Program in occupational therapy, and this course is designed for less than 16 students.  Research consists of a systematic way of generating questions, and then gathering, and interpreting information to inform occupational therapy practice as well as to enhance the knowledge base of occupational therapy. Under the mentorship of the course instructor, students will engage in activities of systematic inquiry and research...

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OT 730/830: Assistive Technology to Enhance Occupational Performance

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

Assistive technology enables people with disabilities to engage in occupations to support life activities at home, school, work, play and social participation. This course provides instruction on how occupational therapists, in the context of evaluation and intervention, use and apply assistive technology to improve the functional capacities and quality of life of their clients.   The course prepares students to apply clinical reasoning skills related to the selection,...

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OT 444H: Living & Doing with Technology

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

In today’s world, technology is seemingly integral part our lives and functioning.  On a global scale, technology shapes connections among world economies, people’s lifestyles, societal attitudes and public policies. This course focuses on broad ranging domains of technology that play a role in virtually everything we do in today’s world- caring for ourselves, our family and home; work and productivity; how we communicate; engaging in leisure activities; and being active citizens in the community.

Advancing...

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OT 751/851- Mind Body Systems

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

This course uses a life span approach, drawing on occupational science perspectives, to study critical impairments to human body structure and functions and their impact on human occupation. The emphasis here is on the interaction of the individual (the mind), the body, and the environment as related to occupational performance. Students will work in teams to examine selected disorders, and will further develop their presentation skills. This course is a prerequisite for courses in occupational therapy assessment and...

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