Chapter 13

Advancing Field Education through Technology

Sheila R. Dennis Author Sheila Dennis frames the discussion then draws examples from a number of technology users who are beginners to those who are making innovative use of technology.

The questions on the use of technology is no longer “if” but “how” and “what”.  Chapter 13 delves into the multiple and complex ways that field directors are using technology to organize and archive information, place students, facilitate communication, conduct evaluation and train field instructors.  Author Sheila Dennis frames the discussion then draws examples from a number of technology users who are beginners to those who are making innovative use of technology.  This chapter will review field placement management software, on-line supervision, on-line field seminar, course technology, library guides, blog and podcasts, program evaluation, and on-line field evaluations.

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Links

Alcea Software. (n.d). homepage. Retrieved from http://www.alceasoftware.com/alcea/overview.html

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). (n.d.). Distance education. Alexandria, VA: Author. Retrieved from http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation/Information/DistanceEducation.aspx

Matich-Maroney, J. (2013). E-field program: A competency-based system for the social work practicum. New York, NY: Pearson. http://www.mypearsonstore.com/bookstore/mysearchlab-with-pearson-etext-standalone-access-card-9780205033546?xid=PSED
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Cover design and material from Social Work Field Directors: Foundations for Excellence
by C.A. Hunter, J. K. Moen, and M. S. Raskin (Eds.), (2014) Chicago: Lyceum.
Copyright 2014 by Lyceum Books, Inc. Reprinted with permission.