Studying for your Social Work Degree

Studying for your Social Work Degree

by Hilary Walker
     
 

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This fully-revised new edition looks at how students can make the most from their time studying on the social work degree. Focusing on each of the three years of study, the author skilfully unpicks the critical thinking, reflection and study skills essential for the completion of the degree. There are sections on autonomous learning, writing academically,

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This fully-revised new edition looks at how students can make the most from their time studying on the social work degree. Focusing on each of the three years of study, the author skilfully unpicks the critical thinking, reflection and study skills essential for the completion of the degree. There are sections on autonomous learning, writing academically, communication skills and developing critical analysis and argument. This second edition has more information on how students learn, what makes for excellence in social work research, and how students can successfully integrate their skills with their practice.

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"I consider this an excellent book for students throughout their degree studies - also for practice teachers/educators to use with students; and indeed for their own CPD." (Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857253811
Publisher:
Learning Matters
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Series:
Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Hilary Walker was a lecturer in social work at Ruskin College, Oxford. Her previous teaching experience was in social care and child care at Southwark College. She has an extensive background in social work practice, including working as a probation officer and as children and families social worker in a London borough.

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