The Book is Coming This Fall!

Read all about it! Here is the press release from my amazing employer, Villa Maria College: Book Cover Karen Zgoda, LMSW, Director of the Care Center, has authored a new book. Entitled Active Learning Lessons, Activities, and Assignments for the Modern Social Work Educator, provides tools to seamlessly integrate innovative techniques into the classroom.  In the book, …

Zoom Classroom Legal Implications & Discussion

A colleague sent me an interesting article he wrote called "Is Zoom a Classroom?' that  explores the legal ramifications of defaulting to Zoom classrooms in #TheseUncertainTimes. For example: A student cleaned their gun on Zoom during class. If that happened to me, could I discipline the student? Even though they are in their own apartment? …

Social Work Educator Tips: Guidelines for Online Discussion Forums | Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Karen Zgoda is a social work educator, a Doctoral Student in Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, MA,  and a founding member of #MacroSW, an online community for macro social workers. In this blog post, she shares her tips for helping social work students learn how to be professional in online learning …

Digital Literacy in Social Work Education: A Case Study Incorporating Technology and Social Media Within the Social Work Curriculum

Now published - Digital Literacy in Social Work Education: A Case Study Incorporating Technology and Social Media Within the Social Work Curriculum in the Special Section on Multimedia in Nonprofit Education of the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. I discussed this work at CSWE APM back in October. Here is the abstract: To remain …

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