Amanda Taylor's research while affiliated with University of Central Lancashire and other places

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The focus of this short paper is the increasingly popular format of the book group. This format has been used on an undergraduate social work programme in the UK with the aim of engaging students, as some enjoy reading fiction for pleasure but find it harder to read social science. The BA Social Work Book Group has met regularly to discuss non-soci...

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... Guided reading groups have shown promise as one unique teaching method for social work students to contend with complex human service and policy issues (Lewis, 2004;Scourfield & Taylor, 2014;Zerden et al., 2019). Converting the traditional higher education classroom to a book club experience has been linked with higher levels of student participation, confidence in course material, and motivation to learn more, as well as a sense of empowerment in one's own learning (Lewis, 2004;Plake, 2010). ...