#nguyensportsmedicine innovative pedagogical methods
Find out your patient’s VARK learning style?
1. The Visual - diagram vs. pic/video
Use summarizing charts
2. The Auditory - discuss vocally the written steps to help them think it through
3. The Reader/Writer - use handouts/PowerPoint prezs. Take notes to process the info.
4. Actively applying the concept of kinesthetic learning, where patients carry out the exercise task instead of having it described to them.
Applying John Dewey’s experiential learning principles ‘learning by doing’ - applied to post-ACL surgery rehabilitation.
‘Teaching’ patients by ‘doing’ - to interact with their environment in order to adapt and learn.
Use the clinic as a professional yet fun, learning community where patients learn life-like skills that they carry on in the real world.
Linking abstract theoretical concepts to concrete practical hands-on maneuvers
To learn more, contact Dr. Nguyen's Clinical Assistants Danielle Froats / Logan Jackson