sap course 1429716426

Course Code & Number:

GPC 311

Course Title:

Career Guidance and Counseling

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Basic concepts and principles regarding career guidance and counseling. Theories of career development. Measurement in career guidance and counseling. Computer based career guidance and counseling. Career guidance and counseling programs.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

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

Final Exam - 40% 
Midterm Exam - 20% 
Quiz - 10% 
Writing assignments (Oral, Poster) - 10% 
Observation - 10% 
Field Trips Reports - 10%

Year of Study: 
Freshman
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Savickas, M. L. (2011). Career counseling. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 2. Niles, S. G. & Harris-Bowlsbey, J. (2008). Career development interventions in the 21st century (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall.
Extended Description: 

Introduction to Career Development Interventions. Understanding and Applying Theories of Career Development. Understanding and Applying Recent Theories of Career Development. Lent, Brown, and Hackett’s Social Cognitive Career Theory. The Cognitive Information Processing Approach. Brown’s Values-Based, Holistic Model of Career and Life-Role Choices and Satisfaction. Hansen’s Integrative Life Planning. Postmodern. Creating Narratives. Contextualizing Career Development. Constructivist Career Counseling. Providing Culturally Competent Career Development Interventions. Assessment and Career Planning. Career Information and Resources. Using Technology to Support Career Counseling and Planning. Career Counseling Strategies and Techniques for the 21st Century. Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Career Development Programs and Services. Career Development Interventions in the Elementary Schools. Career Development Interventions in Middle and High Schools. Career Development Interventions in Higher Education. Career Development Interventions in Community Settings. Ethical Issues in Career Development Interventions.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. compare and contrast components of various career development theories and decision-making models, including, but not limited to, those of Parsons, Holland, Super, Krumboltz, and Gottfredson.
2. summarize components of various emerging theories and models of career development,
3. utilize computer based career development applications and strategies, including computer-assisted career guidance systems.
4. analyze the components of career development programs including, but not limited to, planning, organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation.
5. Identify the interrelationships among work, family, and other life roles and factors including, but not limited to, multicultural and gender issues, as related to career development.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Peer Teaching
Inquiry
Collaborating
Oral Presentation
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Observation
Others

Student Workload:

Debate
15
hrs
Observation
6
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
1
hrs
Midterm Exam 2
1
hrs
Final Exam
2
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
6
hrs
Research Review
15
hrs
Report on a Topic
7
hrs
Case Study Analysis
18
hrs
Oral Presentation
15
hrs

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