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ED5853 - Career and Leisure Guidance and Counselling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to students enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate [35111], BEd (Professional Development)[38110], Master of Education [102104, 34004], Master of Guidance and Counselling [34704], Graduate Certificate of Career Development [103911].

This subject addresses the topics of careers and leisure in the broadest sense and includes studies of career education, career guidance, career counselling, along with work and non-work activities and transitions including career interruption, unemployment and retirement. To enable targeted study this subject offers streams in four age points; older adult, younger adult, adolescent, and childhood.

Learning Outcomes

  • students must demonstrate advanced and integrated theoretical and technical knowledge, of career theorists, career education, and career development, including intercultural aspects, leisure activities, career interruption, unemployment and retirement;
  • students must demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues related to local, national and global aspects relevant to guidance and counselling and career guidance;
  • students must demonstrate the ability to interpret, evaluate, and justify complex ideas and professional judgements to both specialist and non-specialist stakeholders using advanced writing and advocacy skills;
  • students must demonstrate sophisticated problem- solving skills in order to develop solutions to a range of career development and guidance and counselling contexts;
  • students are expected to demonstrate advanced knowledge of ethical reasoning principles as outlined by the Career Industry Council of Australia Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Counsellors.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Judith Reardon.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: career autobiography and critical analysis (50%); design of a career development program (50%).

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (25 hours workshops/seminars)
Coordinator: Ms Judith Reardon
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: career autobiography and critical analysis (50%); design of a career development program (50%).

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.