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Social Work Education: Electronic Technologies

Philip M. Ouellette and David Wilkerson

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

Published by NASW Press and Oxford University Press


Published online June 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199975839 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.614

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The growth in technological advances in recent years has revolutionized the way we teach, learn, and practice social work. Due to increases in educational costs and the need for students to maintain family and work responsibilities, an increasing number of social work programs have turned to today’s advances in technology to deliver their courses and programs. This change has resulted in the creative use of new multimedia tools and online pedagogical strategies to offer distance web-based educational programming. With increases in technology-supported programs, recent research studies have identified a number of areas needing further investigation to ensure that quality distance education programs are developed.

Keywords: technology; e-learning strategies; simulations and games; assessment; distance education; instructional designs; educational paradigms

Article.  3344 words. 

Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work ; Occupations, Professions, and Work

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