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Effective learning and teaching in social policy and social work
Effective learning and teaching in higher education series
Publication Information:
New York, NY : RoutledgeFalmer, 2005
Physical Description:
xx, 229 p. ; 25 cm.


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30000010185168 HN29 E35 2005 Open Access Book Book

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Written to meet the needs of teachers, lecturers, tutors and trainers, this is the essential guide to understanding the key issues in learning and teaching in social policy and social work - as well as related areas such as early childhood studies, youth and community work and probation studies.
The field of social care is constantly changing, and this book acts an accessible introduction to all the core concerns that will be critical to teaching professionals working in the field today. Key areas covered include curriculum planning, design and delivery of teaching, assessment, promoting inclusion, e-learning and interprofessional practice. This book also aims to provide an international perspective, outlining innovative best practice from around the world.
Written for undergraduate and postgraduate level teaching, less experienced teachers looking for authoritative, expert guidance will find this title indispensable, as will more experienced professionals seeking material for reflection.

Table of Contents

About the Editors and Specialist Contributorsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Abbreviationsp. xiii
1 Dancing on a Moving Carpet: the Changing Contextp. 1
2 Designing the Curriculum: Complexity, Coherence and Innovationp. 13
3 Participation in Social Policy and Social Work Learningp. 27
4 Promoting Equality and Inclusionp. 41
5 Students Learning to Learnp. 55
6 Promoting Interactive Learning and Teachingp. 67
7 Walking the Assessment Tightropep. 82
8 Towards Elearning: Opportunities and Challengesp. 95
9 Developing Learning Beyond the Campus: Increasing Vocationalism and Declining Pedagogy?p. 109
10 Interprofessional Educationp. 124
11 Continuing Professional Development and Educationp. 138
12 Globalization: Implications for Learning and Teachingp. 153
13 International Perspectivesp. 169
14 Developing the University as a Learning Organizationp. 184
Bibliographyp. 197
Indexp. 219
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