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ED5311 - Reflective Practice Research in Guidance and Counselling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to MGuidCouns students only

This reflective practice research capstone subject is designed to support students as they complete their practicum in guidance and counselling. This subject emphasises the use of reflective practice research and includes a major research component in the form of a review of the literature. This review will focus on the ethical application of counselling with regards to the tropics, sustainability, Indigenous, intercultural, rural and regional wellbeing as well as disabilities and other forms of vulnerability.

Learning Outcomes

  • reflect on issues that concern well-being in relevant contexts (e.g., the tropics, sustainability, Indigenous, intercultural, rural and regional) and their ethical application to the guidance and counselling field, including professional practice, in compliance with the Australian Counselling Association and Singapore Association for Counselling Codes of Ethics;
  • analyse empirical literature to inform an evidence- based approach to guidance and counselling practice;
  • evaluate and develop solutions for complex issues in guidance and counselling, and justify professional conclusions and recommendations to specialist and non-specialist stakeholders using a range of modes and professional skills;
  • critically reflect on ones own professional practice and that of others to facilitate individual and team skill development;
  • design and undertake research that addresses an identified gap in evidence-based research and practice in ones own professional context.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Literature review - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Proposal - (35%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Successful completion of Oral Presentation and Major Research Paper Proposal (Professional Oracy and Professional Literacy)

Prerequisites: 9 credit points of core level 5 ED subjects selected from ED5853, ED5857, ED5859, ED5862, ED5863, ED5864
Corequisites: ED5310

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Mixed attendance
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates to be advised by JCUS Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Mixed attendance
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates to be advised by JCUS Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Mixed attendance
Census Date 01-Dec-2022
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates to be advised by JCUS Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Mixed attendance
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Face to face teaching (20 - 21 September 2022)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 14 hours workshops - 2 x 7hr day
  • 6 hours online collaboration sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.