How does human behavior and social justice inform social work practice?
Social work is dedicated to working with individuals, groups, and communities to improve well-being, help folks meet basic needs, and to advocate for social change in society. It's important for social workers to understand the bio-, psycho-, and social- dynamics that inform the human experience, micro/interpersonal process, and macro/institutional processes that inform social work effectiveness.
What are keys to successful academic writing?
Identifying a succinct argument or idea. Supporting the argument idea with evidence. Considering the reader/audience for your writing. Making seamless connections throughout finish product.
What study skills, including notetaking strategies, time management, preparation, and review processes do you use to optimize your learning?
Students should be able to identify multiple strategies and tools to utilize in studying, that are tailored to the subject at hand and to how students best learn. For example, students may need to create detailed outlines for a history course, and need to practice summarizing, analyzing, and synthesizing information. In contrast, a statistics course may focus on formulas and key concepts, and the student primarily keeps notes on practice problem steps to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of standard deviation for an exam.