Reconfiguring Occupational Therapy Users in Telehealth-Based Higher Education Strategies




occupational therapy, telehealth, online education, higher education, users


This article presents an analysis of the discourses of students and teachers of a higher education program in occupational therapy in Chile regarding their experiences in the process of implementing a practical training strategy based on telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. While recognizing the centrality of actions aimed at overcoming gaps in availability and usability of ICTs, they emphasize the challenge presented by the definition of a new moral order of representation and the consequent reconfiguration of users. The figures of teachers, students, caregivers and patients as “active users” acquire a tangible meaning in reference to the work they do to write, read and stabilize this new configuration.


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How to Cite

Valenzuela, F., Bustos Fuentes, E., & Valderrama Núñez, C. . (2023). Reconfiguring Occupational Therapy Users in Telehealth-Based Higher Education Strategies. Sociología Y Tecnociencia, 13(2), 1–23.