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Conclusions, Implications, and Challenges for the Future

Jeane W. Anastas

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.003.0041
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Clearly, more discussion of the purposes of doctoral education in social work is needed, because the social science model that is now dominant is not attracting enough students, perhaps because of a ... More


Searching for Solutions

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter one introduces the global political setting of the debates surrounding best education practices. Arguments for standardized testing and austere accountability measures are clashing with those ... More


Filling the gap: constructive responses to the erosion of training standards for practice educators

Julie Mann

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides an historical account of the gaps that have occurred in the provision nationally in the UK for training practice educators. It makes the case for robust practice educator ... More


Education, Justice, and Democracy

Rob Reich and Danielle Allen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Education is a contested topic, and not just politically. For years scholars have approached it from two different points of view: one empirical, focused on explanations for student and school ... More


Education: realising the potential

Carol Fitz-Gibbon

in What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Education should, on the face of it, offer similar opportunities for evidence to influence teaching as evidence has influenced healthcare. The educational career of children has been referred to as ... More


California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Suzanne Wilson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book presents a history of efforts to reform mathematics education in California throughout the last two decades of the 20th century. That history is a contentious one, full of such fervour and ... More


The outside looking in: an independent social worker’s experience of practice educator work

Kate Hazel

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Independent social workers have a unique perspective to offer to social work education in terms of their expertise and position. This chapter shares the critical reflections of a practitioner with ... More


Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Efforts to prevent common child and adolescent problems have increased significantly in the past several decades. We trace the history and evolution of school, family, and community approaches to ... More


Hidden in plain sight: use of an arts-based method for critical reflection

Annastasia Maksymluk

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores a technique of employing imagery to extend student learning within a practice learning setting. In the UK, a climate of managerialism and prescriptive practice within social ... More


Introduction

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The introductory chapter presents the concept of medical law as an interdisciplinary study of law and medical practice. It sets out the raison d’être for the shift in emphasis from legal regulations ... More


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