|Name of course|
Theories and Methods in National and International Social Work
Faculty of health and occupational studies
Name: Komalsingh Rambaree
Name: Lena Hjelm
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Period for course registration: 4 January – 17 January
Welcome to the University of Gävle and the course Theories and Methods in National and International Social work (SAG524). Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded 15 Higher Education Credits (HECs). This course is part of the Bachelor of Science programme in Social Work Specialization International Social Work 180 cr.
We will try to use a variety of pedagogical methodologies such as pre-recorded lectures; live discussion and student support; zoom-based group-work and oral presentation; online peer reviewing; reflective learning; academic publications' reviews; field-study report through Canvas. Presentations, as well as group assignments presented both in writing and orally.
This is a full-time course; that is, 15 HECs delivered over 10 weeks (Week 03-13) on an online teaching and learning mode. Communication is through Canvas and Zoom.
Please enroll on Canvas.
Please begin by reading the course Syllabus and Study Guide comprehensively.
We will begin the course with an introduction/information meeting. The meeting will be live on Zoom.
o Time: Monday 18 Jan 2021 at 13:00-16.00 CET
o Zoom Link: https://hig-se.zoom.us/j/69116715778
Looking forward to see you and having an interesting and enriching course together.
Ajit and Nessica
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