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Effective Learning and Teaching in Social Policy and Social Work : Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education - Hilary Burgess

Effective Learning and Teaching in Social Policy and Social Work

Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

By: Hilary Burgess (Editor), Imogen Taylor (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 25th November 2004
ISBN: 9780415334952
Number Of Pages: 256

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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.

Industry Reviews

'The passion and rigour brought by the authors to their task leap off the page and should help to give a discipline-based pedagogy a new lease of life' - Nick Axford, British Journal of Social Work, January 2006

'There is something of interest for most social work and social policy academics here.' - Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

About the Editors and Specialist Contributorsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Dancing on a Moving Carpet: the Changing Contextp. 1
Designing the Curriculum: Complexity, Coherence and Innovationp. 13
Participation in Social Policy and Social Work Learningp. 27
Promoting Equality and Inclusionp. 41
Students Learning to Learnp. 55
Promoting Interactive Learning and Teachingp. 67
Walking the Assessment Tightropep. 82
Towards Elearning: Opportunities and Challengesp. 95
Developing Learning Beyond the Campus: Increasing Vocationalism and Declining Pedagogy?p. 109
Interprofessional Educationp. 124
Continuing Professional Development and Educationp. 138
Globalization: Implications for Learning and Teachingp. 153
International Perspectivesp. 169
Developing the University as a Learning Organizationp. 184
Bibliographyp. 197
Indexp. 219
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ISBN: 9780415334952
ISBN-10: 0415334950
Series: Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 25th November 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1