Establishing a community of practice for Occupational Therapy curriculum development: The value of a two-way process

Yvonne Thomas, Jenni Judd
  • Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, April 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/1440-1630.12196

collaborative health profesional currciulum design

What is it about?

The article reports on the process and outcomes of working collaboratively to develop health professional curriculum and content.

Why is it important?

The study was completed in Australia and provided an opportunity for University based academic staff to engage with practice colleagues in a community of practice. One interesting finding was that both groups felt that engagement was beneficial to of value to the students undertaking the curriculum content. The practice scholars identified that opportunities for collaborative research were a natural progression for the community of practice partners.

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