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The Political Process of International Education: Complementarities and Clashes in the Manitoba K-12 Sector through a Multi-level Governance Lens
Published on: January 26, 2020
International education has become a policy sector of growing importance to Canada. With increased government regulations, disconnect is often observed between the intended policy outcomes and practice. This study aims to explain this disconnect by analyzing the heterogeneity among stakeholder interests.
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Late Adapters? How Social Workers Acquire Knowledge and Skills About Technology Tools
Published on: December 12, 2019
The authors examine factors that may influence technology use: asking if organizational culture is related to uptake in the professional context, and if self-reported individual resistance to innovation and change can explain voluntary adoption of ICT tools.
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Mobilizing Global Knowledge: Refugee Research in an Age of Displacement
Published on: October 10, 2019
Mobilizing Global Knowledge brings together academics and practitioners to reflect on a global collaborative refugee research network.
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Public Interest Technology - bringing humility to tech
Published on: August 30, 2019
We're aware that we need cultural humility, but what about technology humility? Too often our interactions with techies leaves us feeling frustrated, less-than, and no further ahead in understanding how to address our tech challenges. Perhaps we need to work with committed public-interested technologists who have embraced tech humility...
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Journey to Outcome Measurement in the Settlement Sector - One Step at a Time - Kathy Sherrel
Published on: August 23, 2019
In this presentation, ISSofBC's Kathy Sherrel outlined the journey her 350 person, 17 location, and 60 active program organization has been on that started in their settlement department around this concept of outcomes measurement about two years ago.
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Supervisor and policy roles in social media use as a new technology in child welfare
Published on: April 25, 2017
This analysis examines the role of agency policy and supervision in the decision-making of child welfare workers about their work-related social media use.
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Social Media Policy in Social Work Education: A Review and Recommendations
Published on: August 2, 2016
This article reviews current social media policies and conceptualizes their key elements. A review of current social media policies is reported, pointing to the need for further policy development. Six domains of a social media policy are identified.
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“It just crept in”: The Digital Age and Implications for Social Work Practice
Published on: February 11, 2012
With cyber technology having permeated the ways in which individuals seek support for a wide range of issues, the purpose of this paper is to report on a study that examined practitioners’ experiences and views of whether and how online communication has entered their face-to-face practice and of the implication for the therapeutic work.
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