1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE CAREER DEVELOPMENT
2. COURSE CODE ABA 2153
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF DR OTHMAN AB RAHMAN
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME The course is designed to expose students to major career development theories. The course provides students with important knowledge, concepts and stages of career development.
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 4 & Year 2
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT)

 

 

Face to face:

L T P/SCL
28 13 13

 

Non-Face to face

O Preparation for final Final Exam
53 10 3

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; P=Practical; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

28+13+13+53+10+3=120
7. CREDIT VALUE 120/40= 3 (3 credit)
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES
  1. To identify major theories of career development
  2. To familiarize and provide student  the knowledge and skills on career development
  3. To understand the stages of career development
10. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Write a proposal on how to apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills (L08. TS1)
  2. Manage  important information on career development to be applied  in actual life setting (L07, LL1)
  3. Lead a group of students to organize career projects (L09, LS2)
11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
  • Communication skill
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Team work skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills.
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

  • The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercise, group work, pair and share, reflection exercise and video watching. Collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course especially group discussion and related oral exercises. The use of examination and essay assignment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concept in real context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
13. SYNOPSIS The course discusses the stages in one’s career development. Major career development theories such as Trait and Factor, Holland’s theories, Myers-Briggs Type Theory, Krumboltz’s social learning theory, career decision-making approaches and work adjustment theory are also explored. The concept of work from the Islamic perspective, the stages of career development (childhood, adolescent, late adolescent and adult) and the labor market from the sociological and economic perspective will also be touched.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lectures and tutorial (SCL)
15. Assessment methods and types
Component %
Continous Assessment

1.     Group assignment on career workshop

2.     Individual assignment

3.     Quiz

4.     Presentation

 

20

20

10

10

Final examination 40
Total 100
16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic

 

Topics FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY EXAM   TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial Practical/SCL Assignment Library search Revision Cont. Assessment Prep for Final Exam Final exam
Introduction to the concept of work 2 2 1  

5

The concept of career from Islamic view 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 11
Theory of Career  counseling :  Trait-Oriented Theories,• John Holland’s Typology Creating communication skills and feelings 4 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 19
Krumboltz’ Learning Theory & Development Theory 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 2 17
Trait and factor and Person – Environment-Fit Theory 4 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 18
Super’s Theories 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 16
Ann Roe 4 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 17
Cognitive Information Process CIP 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 14
Final exam 3 3
Total 28 13 13 17 16 12 8 10 3 120
17 References
  1. Holland, J.L (1985). The psychology of vocational choice. Watham. MA:Blaisdell
  2. Krumboltz,J.D. (1996).  A learning theory of career counseling. In M.L. Savickas & W.B Walsh (Eds). Handbook of career counseling theory and practice (pp. 55-81). Palo Alto,CA: Davies-Black
  3. Zaccaria, J. (1970). Theories of occupational choice and vocational development. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  4. Zunker, V.G. 2006. Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach. Australia: Thomson. Brooke Cole
  5. Zytowski,D.G. (1969). Toward a theory of career development for women. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 47,660-664

 

Mapping of the course/module to the Program Learning Outcomes

TOPIC Contact hours (week) Lesson Learning Outcome PLO KI Teaching & Learning Activities Assessment Tasks
TOPIC 1: Introduction to the concept of work  

2

(WK1)

  1. Explain verbally to peers and lecturer on the concept of work.
  2. Recognize and respect the ideas and opinions of others in relation to the concept of work
 

LO1

 

 

LO5

 

 

CS3

 

 

TS3,

 

Student will describe the concept of work

Group discussion activity

Lecturer provides advice for improvement.

Lecturer assists in group discussion activity.

TOPIC 2: The concept of career development from Islamic view

2

(WK2)

  1. Present clearly in both oral and written forms the concept of career development from Islamic perspective
  2. Collaborate with team members in activity related concept of career development from Islamic perspective
 

LO2

 

 

LO5

 

CS3

 

 

TS3,

Students can either write or explain verbally the concept of career development from Islamic perspective

Group discussion activity

 

Lecturer provides feedback to the students’ responses

Lecturer encourages group discussion

 

Theory of Career  counseling :  Trait- Oriented Theories,
John Holland’s Typology, Creating communication skills and feelings

4

(WK3 &4)

  1. Be able to explain verbally  theories of career counseling
 

LO2

 

CS3

Each student will describe and explain the theories of career counseling

Group discussion activity

 

Lecturer comments on the ideas and points given and provides advice for further reading.

Krumboltz’ Learning Theory & Development Theory

4

(WK5- WK6)

  1. Be able to analyze career theories and development theory
LO4 CS4 Each student analyze career theories and development theory

Group discussion activity

 

Lecturer comments on the points given and provides advice for improvement.

 

Trait and factor and Person –Environment-

4

(WK7-WK8)

  1. Be able to analyze trait, factor and environment influence people to make career decision
  2. Be able to syntheses the factor of people decision choose career
LO4

 

 

LO5

CTPS2

 

 

CTPS2

Group discussion to brainstorm factor influence people making career decision  

Lecturer comments on the points given and provides reference for further reading.

Super’s Theorie

 4

(WK9& W10)

  1. Present clearly with confidence and appropriate to the level of the listener on the topic of career development in late adolescent and adult
LO4 CS3 Student will write their experiences on career development in their adolescent formative years.

Students communicate their ideas on this topic

Lecturer provides feedback
Ann Roe

4

(WK11 &W12)

Negotiate and reach an agreement related to adult career crises and transition LO3 CS5 Group discussion Lecturer provides feedback
Cognitive Information Process CIP Major Parameters of Five Model

4

(W13 & W14)