Title: Attempts to enhance political reasoning skills of OT students : experiences in how students become politically aware and skilled in a counterbalanced, regulated and wealthy country like Switzerland
Authors : Krieger, Beate
Küng, Cécile
Conference details: WFOT (World federation of occupational therapists) congress, Cape Town, 21.-25. Mai 2018
Issue Date: May-2018
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Abstract)
Language : English
Subjects : Didactic; Interactive; Bachelor students; Curriculum
Subject (DDC) : 378: Higher education
Abstract: To support the development of the OT profession and work towards a just and inclusive society, political reasoning skills should be included in OT education. In Switzerland, the socio-political situation is characterized by a historically stable direct democracy and federal republic, where societal forces are counterbalanced and inhabitants feel less need to become politically active. During the last semester of the bachelor program at the Zürich University of Applied Science (ZHAW), a variety of different methods, for example, stakeholder observation, a policy game, non-violent conflict training, and public writing skills are used to address political reasoning attitudes and skills of students.
Departement: Gesundheit
Organisational Unit: Institute of Occupational Therapy (IER)
Publication type: Conference Poster
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9420
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Gesundheit

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