Courses Catalogue

Educational Guidance And Counselling

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

Course Content and Outline

  1. Meaning of educational guidance and counseling (3 Hours)
  2. Difference between guidance  and counseling (4 Hours)
  3. Importance of educational guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)
  4. 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)
  5. Qualities of a good counselor (4 Hours)
  6. Factors affecting guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)
  7.   Counseling skills (3 Hours)
  8. Counseling stages (5 Hours)
  9. Counseling areas (3 Hours)
  10. Communication in guidance and counseling (3 Hours)
  11. Self awareness in counseling (4 Hours)
  12. Difficult moments in counseling (3 Hours)
  13. Keeping records and referrals in guidance  and counseling (3 Hours)

MODES OF DELIVERY:

  1. Lecturer method
  2. Practical assignment
  3. Case studies
  4. Field trips
  5. Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENTS:

  1. White board and markers
  2. Flip charts
  3. LCD projectors
  4. CDs, DVDs and Tapes