Studying for Your Social Work Degree

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Pub. Date: 2008-08-30
Publisher(s): Learning Matters
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This book is part of the Transforming Social Work Practice series written specifically to support students on social work degree courses.

Author Biography

Hilary Walker is a tutor in social work at Ruskin College Oxford. Her previous teaching experience was in social care and child care at Southwark College

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Beginning your social work education and trainingp. 1
Understanding and using concepts and principles: Values and social workp. 15
Relating theory to practicep. 26
Writing academically: Evaluation, developing arguments, avoiding pitfallsp. 42
Developing critical analysis and understandingp. 58
Applying college learning on your placementp. 73
Developing as a reflective learner and practitionerp. 85
Understanding and using social work researchp. 100
Becoming a research-informed studentp. 116
Becoming an independent and autonomous learnerp. 130
Dealing with complexity: Using knowledge in practicep. 141
Pulling it all together: Complexity, synthesis and the dissertationp. 154
Conclusionp. 171
Referencesp. 173
Indexp. 183
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