Improving Physical Therapy Education: Make Learning Stick!

Are you interested in learning more about ways to apply the science of learning to physical therapy education? Check out this recent article series that I wrote with my Dad, Dr. Mark McDaniel and co-author of “Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning” that was just published in The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation….

Part 2: Study Tips for DPT Students: 5 Ways to make “GAINS” Now!

The Science of Learning Applied to Physical Therapy: Part 2 I recently held a continuing education course along with my father and educational psychologist, Dr. Mark McDaniel, on learning science as applied to physical therapy (PT) clinical education. I really enjoyed the chance to interact with clinical instructors and discuss some of the basic principles…

The Science of Learning Applied to Physical Therapy: Part 1: Dispelling Myths About Effective Learning

Most physical therapists would agree about the importance of delivering “Evidence-Based” treatments for patients in physical therapy settings. However, many fewer are aware of the need (or desirability) of leveraging “Evidence-Based” learning strategies to improve their own skill development or that of students or young clinicians they are mentoring. Whether your goal is retention of…