sap course 1429715901

Course Code & Number:

GPC 281

Course Title:

Observation in Schools

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(1+4+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Observing schools. Being familiar with school culture.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

MT Exam - 30% 
Observation - 20% 
Portfolio - 50%

Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. SShapiro, E. S., & Kratochwill, T. R. (Eds.). (2000). Behavioral assessment in schools: Theory, research, and clinical foundations (2nd ed.). New York: The Guilford Press.
Course Objective: 

The aim of this course is to teach preservice counselors how to observe individuals in educational settings in a nonjudgemental way. In addition, the course will provide an opportunity to investigate school guidance services, and their roles and responsibilities in educational settings.

Extended Description: 

Observations of guidance services personnel, their applications, and the place of guidance in educational organizations according to guidance principles and concepts, and observations of students’ behaviors in different educational settings of primary and secondary schools.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. explain theoretical knowledge about the concept of observation, and some basic observation techiques and skills
2. explain the roles and responsibilities of school guidance services
3. practice and demonstrate observation skills in observing students in different educational settings
4. investigate school guidance services, and their roles and responsibilities in educational settings
5. value behaving in a nonjudgemental way to others

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Oral Presentation
Brainstorming
Field Trips
Hands-on Activities
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Observation
Portfolio

Student Workload:

Observation
56
hrs
Lab Application
7
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
1
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
56
hrs

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