at Flinders we have been turning some of our lecture theatre spaces into
collaborative teaching spaces. Often one of the architectural challenges is the
floor incline. An innovative response is the creation of split level spaces the
enable more collaborative styles of teaching
Remote recording is used in the Social Work simulation lab
to help teach undergraduate and post-graduate social work students as they
prepare for their first work-integrated learning experience.
Some of the most important skills for social workers are
interpersonal relational skills, including attunement, empathy and
responsiveness. Students practice their interviewing skills in the simulation
Direct observation of trainees is critical for student
learning and this can occur in the lab, with the teacher viewing remotely
rather than being within the consultation room.