Small-group learning and its value to social work education

Neilson, Deanna (2006) Small-group learning and its value to social work education. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 3 (2). pp. 58-66. ISSN 1740-5106

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This paper examines theory and practice around small-group learning, with a focus on the higher education context and professional or practice learning in the workplace. Implications for social work education are discussed in the spirit of the drive to restore critical reflection and the potential for social change to practice, reversing what has been termed in the current political climate as the transformation of social workers into ‘little more than organisational functionaries..’ (Parton 2004; 31).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; small-group learning; professional learning; supervision; social work education; constructivist pedagogy
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & services; associations
300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Department: School of Social Sciences (to June 2021)
Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
School of Social Sciences and Professions
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2015 10:00
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2021 16:03


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