ERIC Number: ED057001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Human Services Course Delivery Systems.
Soong, Robert K.; And Others
This paper deals with various teaching methods and techniques currently is use in junior colleges in the Chicago area including traditional as well as innovative methods. The basic assumption is that teaching and learning are both essential aspects of the same system. The human services field is defined as encompassing the basic area of social work where course delivery is as important as course content. The factors affecting human services education and the dichotomies and assumptions concerning learning are examined. The types of methodology considered include 1) learning model, 2) memorization vs. integration, 3) social sensitivity in group process; and 4) tradition in progressive teaching. The final section of the paper examines the lecture, the discussion method, and simulation and reality techniques under the headings of purpose, variations, advantages, cautions, syndromes, suggestions, and comments with the intention of suggesting ideas for possible learning experiences. (MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Committee of The Permanent Charity Fund, Inc., Boston, MA.
Authoring Institution: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, IL.
Note: Prepared by the staff of Career Options Research and Development as a supporting advisory document to the final report