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area under each Weekly button. In addition, students are expected to respond to fellow students’ postings.To count as participation, responses need to be thoughtful—that is, they must refer to the week's readings,relevant issues in the news, information obtained from other sources, and/or ideas expressed in other classmembers’ postings. Students are expected to use properly cited references to support their position. TheDiscussion questions require a response to one other student’s posting; it should be no more than 2paragraphs long.Written AssignmentsWeekly written assignments of 2–5 pages may also be assigned to facilitate the integration of social workknowledge, skills, and values. Written assignments are designed to provide students with the opportunity toapply their newly gained knowledge to professional situations, case studies, or other scenarios. Allassignments must adhere to APA guidelines.Agency Visit and PaperIn order to function as change agents, social workers interact with others in a wide variety of organizations.In this assignment, students will visit a social service agency in their local area and interview a socialworker. During the interview, students will focus on the social worker’s educational background and
6/27/2019Syllabus;4/6training, job activities, professional roles, target client group, and services provided by the organization.Students will write a 5- to 7-page paper reflecting the information gathered during the interview and visitand how it related to information presented in the course. Papers must meet APA guidelines.Feedback ScheduleFeedback will be provided regularly by your Instructor. Each Instructor has a unique way of providingfeedback. If you believe you are not getting enough feedback, you are strongly encouraged to contact yourInstructor and ask for more. For more information on Instructor feedback, go to the Faculty Accessibilityarea of Faculty and Student Guidelines for Online Courses, located in the Guidelinesand Policiesarea.The Instructor will log on to the course Discussion areas 4–7 days a week to evaluate and respond toDiscussions. Please note the Instructor will not respond to every posting/response.Each Assignment will be returned by Day 7of the week following that in which it was assigned, allowingyou to incorporate feedback into the Assignments for subsequent weeks.If needed, you may e-mail the Instructor to set up a time for a telephone conference at any time during thecourse. You are responsible for routinely checking the Announcementsfor any changes to theaforementioned feedback schedule.Course ProceduresQuestions related to course content should be posted in the Contact the Instructorarea. Please donot e-mail course-related questions to the Instructor or fellow classmates, as your questions areprobably of interest to others in the class. Also, expect that feedback on your work may be posted inthe