Self-directed learning in fieldwork education with learning contracts

Wing Hong Hector Tsang, Margo Paterson, Tanya Packer

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This article discusses the relevance of self-directed learning in fieldwork education in Hong Kong. A workshop for fieldwork educators aimed at facilitating self-directed learning of occupational therapy students through the use of learning contracts is reported. The pros and cons of using self-directed learning in Hong Kong are discussed in the light of the cultural context.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-189
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002


  • Fieldwork
  • Learning contract
  • Self-directed learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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