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Teaching Human Behavior in the Social Environment: An Experiential Approach

Author: Heurtin-Roberts, Suzanne; Blome, Wendy Whiting
Author Background:
Date 6/1/98
Type Journal
Journal Title: Arete
Volume/Pages 1998, 22, 2, spring-summer, 12-20
Subject Matter Human Behavior
Abstract Describes an active, experiential, & integrative approach to teaching an ecological perspective on human growth & development in social work education, emphasizing student mastery & application of knowledge. The model requires students to consider the person-in-environment fit over the life course. The development, method, & content are outlined in an integrated series of experiential exercises for classroom use. Actual tools needed to teach the course are appended. 3 Appendixes, 6 References. Adapted from the source document