Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work

1st Edition

Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

Routledge
Published April 10, 2018
Reference - 300 Pages
ISBN 9780815359708 - CAT# K346792

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Summary

This edited collection focuses on the early development, gradual evolution, and present status of distance learning and online education in the social work profession. Relevant for social work students and educators in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs, this book is an authoritative statement authored by widely recognized educators on the cutting edge of technological innovation.

In addressing the future of web-based social work education, the collection demonstrates the power of distance learning and online technology. The chapters cover a comprehensive range of topics, including organizational and administrative aspects, teaching and practice, recent research and the challenge of creating intimacy and interaction. The volume provides a valuable set of insights into how distance learning and online education are transforming how social work is increasingly being taught today, and will surely be offered in the future.

This book was originally published in the Journal of Teaching in Social Work.

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