The New Social Worker Magazine
- #MacroSW: What Is the Role of Allies? The Macro Social Work Approach to Understanding Disability and Online Disability Advocacy
- Preventing Retraumatization: A Macro Social Work Approach to Trauma-Informed Practices & Policies
- Hashtags for Social Work: Technology and Twitter Chats
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
- Hitchcock, L. & Young, J. (2016). Tweet, Tweet!: Using Live Twitter Chats in Social Work Education. Social Work Education, (35) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1136273.
This article focuses on the use of Twitter and how it can be used to help students develop professional social work skills through live chats. An overview of the literature on Twitter in education is provided along with a discussion on New Media Literacies. A description of a live Twitter chat assignment with social work students is provided along with results from a survey assessing learning outcomes from the experience. Implications for social work education and suggestions for future research are also provided.
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