What are occupational therapists doing to facilitate virtual placements? In today's episode, Anna chats with fieldwork coordinators and placement educators: Lisa Taylor, Teresa Rushton, and Margaret Spencer, and online education expert, Gilly Salmon, about how we delivered placements in the virtual space during COVID.
- Learn about the Peer-enhanced e-placement (PEEP) placement model developed by Dr. Lisa Taylor and Gilly Salmon at the University of East Anglia
- Learn about how Margaret Spencer, from Sheffield-Hallam University, and her students developed their virtual placement around online communities before COVID even began
- Learn about the virtual placement that Teresa Rushton hosted at the University of Derby - where students were working on projects promoting wellbeing amongst staff and students
- Learn about the virtual placement that I hosted in community-based private practice
You can find out more information on the 5-stage model for online learning: https://www.gillysalmon.com/five-stage-model.html
More information on PEEP placements: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/allied-health-professions/occupational-therapy-virtual-practice-placement