Recipients: 2013 SAGE/CSWE Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Work Education

The annual SAGE/CSWE Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Work Education is presented by SAGE, working in collaboration with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). This award was established in February 2012 to honor and recognize innovative teaching in social work education. The award's purpose is to

  • promote innovative teaching in social work by highlighting it as it emerges, and
  • recognize the individuals who have played significant roles in bringing it about.

More information about the award is located at Application: 2013 SAGE/CSWE Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Work Education. The three themes identified for the 2013 awards follow.

  1. Student learning as a collaboration from classroom to classroom.
  2. Innovation in teaching social work education-related policies
  3. Promoting inclusion (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 [ADA]) in teaching field education as a means of meeting competencies

The two 2013 recipients, Dale Fitch (University of Missouri) and the Northern Kentucky University Group, will be recognized on Friday, November 1 from 9:00 am–9:15 am (Grand Ballroom A/B) prior to the 2013 APM Special Plenary. Learn more about the 2013 recipients and their innovations during the curriculum workshops they will present at the 2013 APM on Saturday, November 2. Details about each workshop follow.

Dale FitchDale Fitch, University of Missouri

Workshop Title: ePortfolios as a Concurrent Process to Facilitate Integrative and Reflective Learning

Overview: This workshop describes one program’s evaluation of ePortfolios and how it led from a focus on the product, i.e., the portfolio, to a re-focus on the portfolio creation process, which, in turn, led to curriculum assessment as well as student demonstration of integrative and reflective learning
Award Theme Category: Student learning as a collaboration from classroom to classroom

Saturday, November 2, 2013: 3:15 pm–4:15 pm
Hilton Anatole Hotel, Obelisk A
Track: Educational Outcomes Assessment

Northern Kentucky University Group

University of Northern Kentucky
 

Workshop Title: Photovoice as a Tool for Promoting Active Student Learning in the Classroom

Overview: Few social work educators have implemented photovoice methodology as a research component in social work courses. This workshop provides a detailed description of the implementation of photovoice across three master’s of social work courses. The authors discuss strategies to identify and implement meaningful action research projects in the classroom.
Award Theme Category: Student learning as a collaboration from classroom to classroom

Saturday, November 2, 2013:1:30 pm–2:30 pm
Hilton Anatole Hotel, Obelisk A
Track: Teaching Methods and Learning Styles