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ERIC Number: EJ895025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISSN: ISSN-1043-7797
Past, Present, and Future Trends in Teaching Clinical Skills through Web-Based Learning Environments
Coe Regan, Jo Ann R.; Youn, Eric J.
Journal of Social Work Education, v44 n2 p95-115 Spr-Sum 2008
Distance education in social work has grown significantly due to the use of interactive television and computer networks. Given the recent developments in delivering distance education utilizing Web-based technology, this article presents a literature review focused on identifying generational trends in the development of Web-based learning environments for distance education. Previous research studies, theories, and applications of Web-based learning environments that teach clinical skills are reviewed. Three themes from the literature review are identified and discussed. Implications and future trends for teaching clinical skills in Web-based learning environments for social work distance education are also discussed. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A