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ED5311 - Reflective Practice Research in Guidance and Counselling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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

  • students must investigate, critically review, analyse and synthesize complex theoretical propositions and demonstrate appropriate use of research principles and methodologies in guidance and counselling and career development applications;
  • students must demonstrate the skills to interpret, theorize, evaluate, and generate solutions to complex issues in guidance and counselling practice contexts, as well as the ability to justify professional conclusions, decisions and recommendations to specialist and non-specialist stakeholders using advanced speaking, writing, listening and advocacy skills;
  • students must demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on ones own and others counselling practice to facilitate individual and team skill development;
  • students must execute a substantial research- based project with creativity and initiative demonstrating a high level of autonomy and accountability;
  • students must reflect on critical approaches to learning in issues relating to the tropics, sustainability, Indigenous, intercultural, rural, and regional wellbeing 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.

Subject Assessment

  • oral presentation(professional oracy = hard hurdle) (20%)
  • essay (30%)
  • major research paper - literature review (50%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Successful completion of Oral Presentation and Major Research Paper (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

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (22 - 23 September 2020)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 16 hours workshops/Seminars - 2 days on-campus workshop
  • 23 hours - Online Engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
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.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.