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Building Innovative Learning
Environments for Practice

Goal: Develop, test, and disseminate innovative educational
methods for social work practice

Objective: Promote professional development, research, practice and field instruction among graduates and FIFSW through the Alumni Association

  • Obtain feedback from recent graduates regarding valued engagement activities
  • Develop and promote Alumni Association engagement activities to current students as well as to FIFSW graduates

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  • Higher education and social work pedagogy increasingly incorporate theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on education
  • Interest in the use of simulation, new technology and interprofessional education is growing rapidly
  • Education focuses more on competence (how well graduates do in practice) to address growing expectations for accountability expressed by government, employers and the public

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