New Advances in Technology for Social Work Education and Practice

1st Edition

Julie Miller-Cribbs

Routledge
Published September 13, 2001
Reference - 233 Pages
ISBN 9780789014337 - CAT# HW14014

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Summary

Gain practical knowledge of the latest technological innovations in social work!

This comprehensive book examines the role of technology in four areas: information management, distance education evaluation, video- and web-based learning and training, and working with vulnerable populations. New Advances in Technology for Social Work Education and Practice discusses constructive, proven applications of technology in settings from modern universities to rural India. The empirical research and case studies presented here offer practical suggestions for implementing effective technological solutions tailored to the needs of social workers and their clients.

New Advances in Technology for Social Work Education and Practice includes useful strategies for creating user-friendly systems, including:
  • involving practitioners in systems design and evaluation
  • dealing with political issues
  • choosing effective instructors for distance education
  • developing multimedia testing for supervisor training
  • designing Web pages for users with disabilities

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