Courses Catalogue

Educational Guidance And Counseling

COURSE CODE: EDF3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Mathematics) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

  • Meaning of educational guidance and counseling (3 Hours)
  • Difference between guidance  and counseling (4 Hours)
  • Importance of educational guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)
  • Modern trends in counseling [Cognitive methods: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT);  Assertion training / Social skills Training; Stress management; Promotion of Mental Health;  Health awareness programme;  Improvement of Family Relationship – Personal Adjustment - marriage counselling – family counseling] (4 Hours)
  • Qualities of a good counselor (4 Hours)
  • Factors affecting guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)
  • Counseling skills (3 Hours)
  • Counseling stages (5 Hours)
  • Counseling areas (3 Hours)
  • Communication in guidance and counseling (3 Hours)
  • Self awareness in counseling (4 Hours)
  • Difficult moments in counseling (3 Hours)
  • Keeping records and referrals in guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)

MODES OF DELIVERY:

  • Lecturer method
  • Practical assignment
  • Case studies
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENTS:

  • White board and markers
  • Flip charts
  • LCD projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes