Journal article

Evaluating learning environments for interprofessional care

T Kvan

Journal of Interprofessional Care | Taylor & Francis | Published : 2013

Abstract

Many institutions have invested considerably in the provision of student facilities – lecture halls, tutorial rooms and classrooms – spaces we call collectively learning environments. In expending resources on such facilities, we have assumed that we have needed to create this range of spaces for such activities. However, how do we know we have invested wisely in support of learning for interprofessional care? In this article I review the literature to identify evidence in a range of fields, including health care, to consider the issues and difficulties of employing established approaches from practices of evidence-based design. Central in this article is the role of evidence in the assessme..

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