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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 6/28/2012.
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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 your 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.
Table of Contents
|Beginning your social work education and training|
|Understanding and using concepts and principles: Values and social work|
|Relating theory to practice|
|Writing academically: Evaluation, developing arguments; avoiding pitfalls|
|Developing critical analysis and understanding|
|Applying college learning on your placement|
|Developing as a reflective learner and practitioner|
|Understanding and using social work research|
|Becoming a research-informed student|
|Becoming and independent and autnomous learner|
|Dealing with complexity: Using knowledge in practice|
|Bringing your learning together: Complexity, synthesis and the dissertation|
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