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Teaching as Scholarship - Preparing Students for Professional Practice in Community Services

Teaching as Scholarship

Preparing Students for Professional Practice in Community Services

Edited by Jacqui Gingras, Pamela Robinson, Janice Waddell, & Linda D. Cooper
Subjects Education
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Paperback : 9781771121439, 200 pages, April 2016

Table of contents

Table of Contents
Teaching as Scholarship: Preparing Students for Professional Practice in Community Services, edited by Jacqui Gingras, Pamela Robinson, Janice Waddell, and Linda D. Cooper

1. Foreword | Pamela Robinson

2. Introduction: Teaching as Scholarship: Preparing Students for Professional Practice in Community Services | Jacqui Gingras, Janice Waddell, and Linda D. Cooper

3. Intrerprofessional Education in a Community Services Context: Lessons Learned | Corinne Hart and Sanne Kaas-Mason

4. The Writing Skills Initiative | V. Logan Kenney and Sonya Jancar

5. Learning the Ethic of Care through Family Narratives | Mehrunissa Ali

6. The Audacity of Critical Awakening through Intellectual Partnerships | Annette Bailey, Margareth Zanchetta, Gordon Pon, Divine Velasco, Karline Wilson-Mitchell and Aafreen Hassan

7. My Dinners with Tara and Nancy: Feminist Conversations about Teaching for Professional Practice | Kathryn Church

8. Drawing Close: Critical Nurturing as Pedagogical Practice | May Friedman and Jennifer Poole

9. Educating for Social Action among Future Healthcare Professionals | Jacqui Gingras and Erin Rudolph

10. Narrative Reflective Process, a Creative Experiential path to Personal Knowing in Teaching-Learning Situations | Jasna K. Schwind

11. Introducing Art into the Social Work Classroom: Tensions and Possibilitie | Samantha Wehbi, Susan Preston and Ken Moffatt

12. Conclusion | Usha George

Description

This book is about teaching for professional practice and explores ways to engage students in the classroom. It draws on the principles of rigorous scholarship and focuses on interactive learning between the class and the professor and among the students. Each contributor addresses the need to connect theory with community practice, deploying different methods in different contexts, and sharing scholarly reflections about how to improve the craft of teaching. The essays offer practical suggestions that allow readers to adapt and apply these ideas in their own classrooms to suit their particular contexts and share the outcomes of that process.

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Reading Teaching as Scholarship can benefit groups and individuals beyond the ones mentioned in the book. ... Those who are involved in community organizations that work directly with communities or those who liaise between communities and universities might also benefit from the innovative teaching/research practices in higher education institutions that were discussed in this collection.

- Nasim Peikazadi, Canadian Journal of Higher Education