ERIC Number: EJ836454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
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Teaching a Community Organization Practice Course to Non-BSW Masters Students
Seipel, Michael M. O.
Journal of Teaching in Social Work, v28 n3-4 p450-459 Jul 2008
Describes the challenges and rewards of teaching social work, noting mistakes and successes in his approach to the task/opportunity. Using a non-BSW class in community organization practice as the template, he assesses the adaptations needed to teach students with widely diverse academic backgrounds, emphasizing the importance of careful and thorough preparation of both didactic and experiential presentations, noting each step in the process if the teaching is to be successful, with emphasis on individualization.
Descriptors: Rewards, Community Organizations, Social Work, Teaching Methods, Experiential Learning, Course Content, Course Objectives, Graduate Study, Student Evaluation, Community Action
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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