Occupational Therapy

Self-Experience Days

Seminar, 1.50 ECTS


Course content

The students - get to know themselves with their abilities and competences, which are important for the practice of the profession and the contact with people, in the context of different nature and experience pedagogical activities. - learn presentation possibilities and expand their presentation abilities and skills through practical implementation. - learn to take responsibility for their colleagues and themselves and experience teamwork in an environment that is far removed from the usual work and learning scenarios. - have the opportunity to get to know themselves and their group. - have the opportunity to feel and reflect on various levels of perception through self-awareness. - learn more about their own activity behavior, their activity competencies and perceptual performance. - get to know different game offers and are able to understand and implement instructions. - experience themselves communicatively in different roles as "practitioners", as "learners", as "test persons" and as "teachers". - They experience borderline situations of their own experience and perception and have to reflect and communicate these to themselves and others. - experience feedback and learn to use it in a respectful and reflective way. - build a respectful attitude towards colleagues or group members and themselves.

Learning outcomes

The students get to know ergotherapeutic core competences and are guided to observe and reflect on themselves and others. They will learn about the interrelationship between activity, health and well-being and will be able to relate these to their private and professional lives. The students - by means of practical exercises - can recognise differences in activity behaviour and relate them to their own actions. They experience group dynamic processes and reflect them under guidance.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books, journals and relevant primary literature will be announced by the lecturers at the start of the course or are included in the relevant syllabus.

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Learning portfolio and module exam