- Professional Experience:
Head, Research Laboratory for Teaching and Learning, Department of Occupational Therapy. Responsible for community involvement, Dept. of Occupational Therapy. Responsible for instruction using Problem-Based Learning (PBL), Dept. of Occupational Therapy. Founder and academic advisor, Center for Academic Support and Accessibility, Ono Academic College. Active in the UDL group and in introducing the approach to lecturers at Ono. Lectures at conferences in Israel and around the world Managed the forum for occupational therapists specializing in learning disabilities, of the Israeli Association of Occupational Therapy.
2008: Post-Doctorate, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2006: Ph.D., Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University.
1997: M.Ed., Educational Counseling, Tel Aviv University.
1989: B.O.T., Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University.
- Subjects Taught:
Social involvement in populations struggling with disabilities (Merhav); trains mentors and study groups using Problem Based Learning (PBL); lectures in cognitive diagnostics and rehabilitation; group facilitator for the development of professional identity; supervises practical training; teaches and supervises research groups in the research seminar. Planning strategy for companies, local international marketing; advertising.
- Research Interests:
Planning and time management among students, senior citizens and groups from various sectors; professional identity development while in school; determining the needs of students and instructional adaptations for a wide range of students.
1. Lahav, O., Daniely, N. & Yalon-Chamovitz, S. (submitted). Interpersonal Social Responsibility model of service learning: a longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
2. Lahav, O., Nolan. C., & Katz, N. (2016). Academic and social concerns of students in higher education. Work Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation.
3. Toglia, J., Lahav, O., Ben Ari, E., &. Kizoni, R., (2016). Adult Age and Cultural differences in the Weekly Calendar Planning Activity (WCPA). American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
4. Lahav, O. Ben-Simon, A., Inbar-Weiss, N., & Katz, N. (2015). Weekly Calendar Planning Activity for university students: comparison of Individuals with and without ADHD by gender. Journal of Attention Disorder, 2, 1-11. Doi: 10.1177/1087054714564621. IP- 2.397.
5. Lahav, O., Katz, N. & Yalon-Chamovitz, S. (2015). Changes in occupational therapy students' attitudes towards people with disabilities: The importance of firsthand experience. Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24, 1.