Richard K. Ladyshewsky

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This qualitative study investigated the impact of using blogs on the clinical reasoning and meta-cognitive skills of undergraduate physiotherapy students in a fieldwork education program. A blog is a web based document that enables individuals to enter comments and read each others’ comments in a dynamic and interactive manner. In this study, final year(More)
The development of competence is an ongoing journey, and one that is particularly punctuated in the early part of a health professional's career. These novice practitioners need to recognize that the challenges inherent in building competency might be resolved more readily by engaging with peers. This paper outlines what it means to be a novice(More)
The purpose of this paper is to describe an approach to developing interpersonal communication skills in health professional students. The course which was structured for this research project was experiential in nature and included self-directed student tutorials, dramatisations and theatrical improvisation with actors, videotape, and the use of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Exposure of physical therapy students to acute inpatient settings is difficult to achieve because of staff shortages and 1:1 supervision. The purpose of this study was to examine the productivity effects of the 2:1 teaching model in the acute inpatient clinical setting. Changes in patient throughput and the amount of care provided(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This program evaluation was designed to evaluate productivity and the learning processes used during individual and cooperative clinical education experiences. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Clinical instructors (n=23) and senior students (n=20) at the bachelor's degree level who were engaged in an individual learning experience at an(More)
Adequate knowledge, cognitive skill and metacognition are the key ingredients leading to the development of leadership mastery. In this teaching demonstration, the application of reciprocal peer coaching to influence knowledge, cognition and more importantly metacognition is discussed. Metacognition is a higher order cognitive process that involves(More)
This study investigated the changes in emotional intelligence (EI) of occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech pathology students (therapy students). Clinical placements have multiple benefits including the development of interprofessional skills, enhancing practice skills and interpersonal skills. Higher EI competencies have been shown to have a(More)
Emotional intelligence (EI) is a critical skill for occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech pathology students (therapy students). This article reports the findings from an analysis of interviews with therapy students (n = 24) to determine the aspects of clinical placements that therapy students perceived as influencing the changes in EI scores.(More)
Knowledge, cognitive skill and metacognition are often touted as the key dimensions of professional competence. This paper will report on research investigating the impact of reciprocal peer coaching on the development of metacognition, critical thinking and constructivist learning in post graduate business students at the Graduate School of Business,(More)