What is it about?
Exploring factors of importance for how well occupational therapy students perform, and for how satisfied they are with their study program.
Why is it important?
Teachers in higher education want students to thrive and be satisfied, but also to perform well. As a first step towards investigating how these ends can be achieved, this cross-sectional study points toward some factors that seem to contribute. Prior higher education was associated with better average exam grades, whereas spending less time on self-studies, and - interestingly - having occupational therapy as first educational choice at the time of enrolment, were associated with lower satisfaction with the course.
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This page is a summary of: Predictors of academic performance and education programme satisfaction in occupational therapy students, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, February 2016, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0308022615627174.
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