Active Learning Lessons, Activities, and Assignments for the Modern Social Work Educator

My book, Active Learning Lessons, Activities, and Assignments for the Modern Social Work Educator has been published!! https://www.amazon.com/Learning-Lessons-Activities-Assignments-Educator-ebook/dp/B0BCM6CK8R/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1670988827&sr=8-1 I wrote this book to address this main question: How do we train the next generation of social workers in classrooms to impact complexity and evolution in the real world? It’s not for lack of trying. Social …

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 …

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