“Evidence Based Practice in Occupational Therapy,” a course developed and taught online by professor Catherine Meriano,program director of the online Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy in the School of Health Sciences, with the support of Jennifer Rafferty, associate director of instructional design for QU Online, recently received the Quality Matters’ Seal of Approval. This endorsement is an affirmation of excellence in online course design and novel use of pedagogies in teaching occupational therapy.
According to one reviewer, “This course is well-done with very “rich, meaningful” assignments related to Evidence Based Practice. I was able to follow the logic and layout of the course with ease. Also, the layout of assignments week to week are done in a way that meets the overall module and course objectives.”
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