Fundamental Beliefs of How Students Learn

Graduate school is a time of personal growth and understanding. To provide a guide for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, we align our thoughts with Fink’s Significant Learning Taxonomy that for learning to occur, a change must happen (Fink, 2003). Learning is not linear, as it is interactive and interpersonal. Faculty recognize Fink’s six aspects of learning when developing, implementing, evaluating, and reassessing student learning.