Teaching note-an exploration of team-based learning and social work education: A natural fit

Academic Article


  • The literature on team-based learning (TBL) as a pedagogical methodology in social work education is limited; however, TBL, which was developed as a model for business, has been successfully used as a teaching methodology in nursing, business, engineering, medical school, and many other disciplines in academia. This project examines the use of TBL in a Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE) class and how a convenience sample (n = 44) of undergraduate students responds to this method of learning. The project addresses the implications for this pedagogical style as an innovative way for teaching the social work curriculum and preparing a future generation of social workers to be productive members of work-related and professional groups. © 2013 Council on Social Work Education.
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    Author List

  • Robinson MA; Robinson MB; McCaskill GM
  • Start Page

  • 774
  • End Page

  • 781
  • Volume

  • 49
  • Issue

  • 4