Agenda for Last Class -- 5May11
Session 15: Course wrap
Solution paper or URL emailed before 8May11 at Midnight:
Student projects and feedback
Review of Course
Review of Learning Objectives in the Syllabus
completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. View social work as a profession where
decision making can be supported by finding, collecting, manipulating, modeling,
and presenting data, information, and knowledge.
2. Examine current human services software and
telecommunications tools, such as an internet homepage & video meeting places,
that can be used to support clients and human service practice.
3. Understand the process of applying
computer-based tools to a human service decision or situation.
4. Critically examine the potentials and
limitations of developing and implementing technology that supports a human
service decision/situation of the student's choice.
5. Experience use of the internet as a tool for
learning, problem solving, and supporting practice, e.g., chat, voice chat,
video chat, blog, etc.
6. Assess the impact
of information technology on social work values of social and economic justice,
stakeholder participation, empowerment, and diversity.
Feedback on what worked and did not work -- Lessons Learned
Each student say where started in class, where ended up,
what learned in the process and what expected to learn and did not learn, and
what class activities worked for them.
Feedback on specific course activities
- Web Page Assignment; Use of
Google sites as a platform for developing the sites.
- Application reviews 5=Right
number? Any changes?
- Blog -- 4 weeks = right number?
Ways to improve
- Initial powerpoints
- Consultation via phone or
VOIP on project
- Connect Video Classroom
-- suggestions to improve
- Guest Speakers (Jayne
Cravens, Sharon Bruce, Jackie Rafferty, Jacob Hileman, Mitch Hill)
- Use of videos, e.g.,
interviews, YouTube, etc.
- Listserv/discussion group
- Text Book (undate needed)
- Projects: analysis paper,
- Informal presentation of
- Solution paper, Part B
- Use of recorded sessions?
- What the course should cover that
we have not covered, e.g., tour of nonprofit commons on Second Life
- Should the class be totally
online with no F2F sessions?
- Opening course up for
students from other universities worldwide?
- Other comments or