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In Beta is semi-regular podcast hosted by Ben Ellis at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and Michael Rowe from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. The podcast features a variety of guests as part of a series of conversations on different aspects of physiotherapy education. You can find out more about In Beta on the website (http://inbeta.uwc.ac.za) or by following us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/InBetaPhysio).

In beta: Experiments in physiotherapy education Ben and Michael

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In Beta is semi-regular podcast hosted by Ben Ellis at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and Michael Rowe from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. The podcast features a variety of guests as part of a series of conversations on different aspects of physiotherapy education. You can find out more about In Beta on the website (http://inbeta.uwc.ac.za) or by following us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/InBetaPhysio).

    #21: Placements – Innovation from a crisis (Unconference 2020)

    #21: Placements – Innovation from a crisis (Unconference 2020)

    In this guided reflection, Jane Ashbrook and Beatriz Martinez consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on student physiotherapy placement provision. They speak to academic staff and students about some of their challenges and experiences and invite the listener to reflect on how their own programmes and clinical placements have been affected. This episode forms part of the In Beta Unconference 2020 guided reflection series.

    • 40 min
    #20: Decolonising physiotherapy education (Unconference 2020)

    #20: Decolonising physiotherapy education (Unconference 2020)

    In this guided reflection, Shaun Cleaver invites the listener to consider how the issues of colonisation and imperialism significantly shapes the possibilities for individuals and groups, while also being difficult to locate. The episode relies primarily on narrative, with emphasis on personal perspectives of societal and structural phenomena. Increasingly, through the podcast sections, the content threads connections to the physiotherapy profession in general and physiotherapy education specifically. This episode forms part of the In Beta Unconference 2020 guided reflection series.

    • 57 min
    #19: Environmental physiotherapy education (Unconference 2020)

    #19: Environmental physiotherapy education (Unconference 2020)

    In this guided reflection, Filip Maric invites you to consider how environmental degradation, climate change, biodiversity loss, and the pollution of land, water and air are now widely recognised as the largest threats to human health and flourishing around the world. As health professions and students are now increasingly mobilising around topics pertaining to planetary health and environmental sustainability, there are growing efforts to embed these topics in healthcare professional education with a view to changing practice. This episode forms part of the In Beta Unconference 2020 guided reflection series.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #18: Covid-19 – Where to from here? (Unconference 2020)

    #18: Covid-19 – Where to from here? (Unconference 2020)

    In this guided reflection, Ben and Michael use the Crisis-Response framework to guide a conversation around how we've not only responded to the Covid-19 pandemic but how we might think about moving forward beyond it. They reflect on the need to ask which of the changes that have been introduced into physiotherapy education as a result of emergency remote teaching are useful and deserve consideration as permanent aspects of our training, and which were temporary solutions that can come to an end. This episode forms part of the In Beta Unconference 2020 guided reflection series.

    • 49 min
    #17: Student exchange to Oslo

    #17: Student exchange to Oslo

    In this episode Michael and Ben sit down with a group of undergraduate students participating in an exchange programme between Oslo Metropolitan University in Norway and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. The student and staff exchange was part of a two-year funded research project linked to internationalisation.

    • 52 min
    #16: Low-tech remote teaching and learning

    #16: Low-tech remote teaching and learning

    In this episode Ben and Michael discus a set of principles that educators should consider when designing educational interventions as part of the mass move towards remote teaching and learning.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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