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Dr. Chester Dilday

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Dr. Chester Dilday
Associate Professor of Social Work

Office  : Laureatta Taylor Bldg. Room 244
Phone : 910-672-1763
Fax     : 910-672-1755
Email  : cdilday@uncfsu.edu
 

Biography

Dr. Chester Dilday received his BA, MSW, and PhD in Social Work from The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio. His dissertation title was “Developing Reflective Social Policy Decision Making Through Computer Simulation”. He worked for seven years as the Research Coordinator at Family Counseling and Crittenton Services in Columbus, Ohio. He served for 14 years as Director of the Social Work Program and Chair of Social Work Department at Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska. He was also Social Work Practicum Coordinator there for two years. Dilday led the CSC Social Work Program through initial accreditation, reaffirmation, and approval of an Alterative Program based on distance learning with the CSWE (Council on Social Work Education). He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Council on Social Work Education, the Baccalaureate Program Directors, and served on BPD’s Technology Committee. Dilday’s research interest includes investigating uses of technology in social work education and practice such as computer simulations and web based assessment. He also has an interest in the recruitment and retention of Native American students in social work education.

Teaching Courses

SWRK 530 - Social Work Statistics & Data Analysis
SWRK 560 - Applied Social Work  Research Methods
SWRK 608 - Statistics and Research Seminar

Research Interest

Technology and Social Work Education

Professional Affiliations

Council on Social Work Education
Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors
National Association of Social Workers 

Publications

Dilday, C. (2010). Research Proposal Helper: A CD-ROM Based Intereactive Research Prosposal Preparation Program for Students Research Projects. MountainRise, the International Joural of the Schlorship of Teaching and Learning, 16.

Brown, T. M., Dilday, C., Johnson, O., Jackson, D., & Brown, D. (2008). Students' mentoring relationships in social work education. Sociation, 6(2).

 

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