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    New technologies and creative practices in teaching groupwork


    Byrne, Anne and McGovern, Marguerita and Bradley, Ciara (2017) New technologies and creative practices in teaching groupwork. Groupwork, 27 (1). pp. 9-27. ISSN 1746-6091

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    Abstract

    This paper introduces the use of new technologies and creative practices in teaching groupwork within two applied Irish postgraduate MA courses (Social Work and Community Development). By reflecting on experiences of teaching groupwork through the use of visual biographies, mask making, aural and video podcasting, the authors argue that creative teaching works to integrate experiential, practical and theoretical knowledge of groupwork. A more widespread adoption and evaluation of creative technologies in teaching groupwork to enhance student learning and affirm professional competencies is proposed.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: social work; community development; creative technologies; podcasting; mask-making; visual biographies; group work; groupwork;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Applied Social Studies
    Item ID: 9179
    Depositing User: Dr Ciara Bradley
    Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2018 11:38
    Journal or Publication Title: Groupwork
    Publisher: Whiting and Birch
    Refereed: Yes
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