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The Open University's Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

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Practice learning topics

Welcome to the Practice learning topics (PLT) area of the PBPL site. PLT is a collation of the work produced by a variety of PBPL investigations and projects and other useful resources from the Faculty of Health and Social Care. If you're a course team member, tutor or staff tutor you'll find resources relevant to your work. The resources include original articles, checklists and workshop activities arranged around five topics detailed below. Each topic includes a main page with links to the resources, a quick access index, a longer reflective piece and a visual map of the topic.

Assessing practice based learning

Explore Practices in assessment, On-site assessment and Portfolios.

Building professional identity

Explore Becoming a professional, Learner profiles, Supportive jobs and Values.

Developing practice learning materials

Explore Models and Pedagogical practice.

Encouraging reflection

Explore Theorising practice, reflection in courses and critical practice and reflection.

Learning in communities

Explore Creating supportive communities, Online networking and Influence in the workplace.

List of authors

Click for authors whose work appears on Practice Learning topics

In addition, here's two visual guides to the PLT area and a Faculty of Health and Social Care bibliography document:

For more information about the background to this project. See the PLT project background document.

Contact us

Having explored the practice learning topics, you may well be aware of other resources which could usefully be added to the site. We're happy to consider for inclusion any suggestions you have so that PLT is a dynamic and growing facility. Just e-mail Fiona Barnes