ERIC Number: EJ836446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
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Social Science and/or Social Work: Do We (Should We) Teach Them Both?
Journal of Teaching in Social Work, v28 n3-4 p332-342 Jul 2008
Addresses teaching in social work on the basis of two different theories related to social work and social science, noting crucial aspects of each. Notes deep differences between theoretical and applied sciences and discusses ways in which a dynamic complementarity can be achieved in teaching the theoretical and the professional. Applies the major points of the discussion to practical situations in the classroom.
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Unified Studies Curriculum, Fused Curriculum, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Theories
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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