Blended teaching versus traditional teaching for undergraduate physiotherapy students at the University of the Witwatersrand

Expiry Date
: 01/05/2026
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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The blended teaching versus traditional teaching article showcasing an undergraduate Orthopaedic blended teaching block for third year physiotherapy students, contributes to the existing knowledge-base on blended teaching and learning.

Keywords: blended learning; higher education; feasibility; teaching; COVID-19; physiotherapy; undergraduate learning

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to determine students' theoretical and clinical performance in a blended teaching module compared to their own performance in two knowledge areas taught face to face, and student perceptions of blended teaching in the third-year physiotherapy curriculum.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. How the shift in health education teaching and learning may be achieved in a blended module incorporating the 21st century learning skills that improved theoretical examination marks

  2. Health education teaching and learning demands are changing
  3. How a shift in health education using a blended teaching module may look and even be preferred compared to traditional face to face teaching.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
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