1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE COUNSELING IN THE AL-QURAN AND AL-HADITH
2. COURSE CODE ABA 2253
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF DR. SITI NUBAILAH BINTI MOHD YUSOF
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME This course is developed for the second year student as an exposure to the Western and Islamic perspectives on counseling. Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques and strategies, problem solving and decision making in counseling.

 

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
49 14 3

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

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

28+13+13+49+14+3=120
7. CREDIT VALUE 120/40= 3 (3 credit)
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES
  1. To provide basic concepts of counseling from the Western and Islamic perspective.
  2. To identify the techniques and strategies in Islamic counseling that can be applied in practice.
  3. To apply counseling concepts and techniques of Islamic counseling in the process of counseling.
10. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, students are able to:

  1. Compare the basic concepts of counseling between Western and Islamic counseling (LO1-C2)
  2. Demonstrate Islamic counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling (LO2-C3)
  3. Comply with the ethics and professionalism in Islamic counseling in practice (LO6)
11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS The student should be able to develop a good understanding of the theory of counseling based on the Western and Islamic perspective effectively and be able to apply in their counseling practice.
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

  • The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, tutorial, lab demonstration, group work, role-play and online discussion. Collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course, especially through assignments. The use of examination and assignment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concepts in real context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
13. SYNOPSIS The course aims at understanding and analyzing counseling concepts based on verses from the al-Quran and Al-Sunnah. It will also examine the philosophy behind man’s existence, the ubudiyyah concept, and the objective of mankind. Study of the al-Quran towards mankind that consists of spiritual  and physical elements and how man’s soul could be managed to release it from every issue or problem that arise that it needs guidance, advice, prevention and rehabilitation. Quranic verses relevant to counseling issues will be the main topics of discussion.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lectures, tutorials, lab and MyLMS
15. Assessment methods and types

 

 

Component %
Continuous Assessment

  • Presentation
  • Presentation report
  • Reflection paper
  • Quiz
 

10

20

20

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 Final Exam
Definition and goals of counseling (Western/Islamic) 2 2  

4

Characteristics of counselor 2 1 1 2 2 8
View of human nature 2 1 1 2 2 2 10
Maladjustment/psychological problem 4 2 2 10 2 2 22
Counseling process and relationship 6 3 3 2 2 2 18
Basic counseling techniques and skills 6 3 3 10 3 2 27
Treatment strategies in Islam 6 3 3 10 4 2 28
Final exam 3 3
Total 28 13 13 34 15 14 3 120
17 References Main references supporting the course:

  1. Al Ghazali, Abu Hamid. (1981). Ihya ulum al-Din. Translation Fazal-ul-Karim. Lahore: Islamic Book Foundation.
  2. Al Imam Zain-ud-Din Ahmad bin Abdul Lateef Az-Zubaidi. (1994). Sahih al-Bukhari. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Maktaba Dar-us-Salam.
  3. Fariza Md Sham, Siti Rugayah Tibek & Othman Hj Talib. (2006) Dakwah dan kaunseling di Malaysia. Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  4. Gladding, S.T. (2000). Counseling: A comprehensive profession. 4th Ed. NJ: Prentice Hall.
  5. Imam Muslim. (1999). Sahih muslim. Vol I-IV. Delhi India: Adam Publisher & Distributors.
  6. Mizan Adiliah Ahmad Ibrahim, Wan Mohd Fazrul Azdi Wan Razali & Hanit Osman. (2006). Kaunseling dalam Islam. Penerbit Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia.
  7. Othman Mohamed, Halimatun Halaliah Mokhtar, Maznah Baba & Wan Marzuki Wan Jaafar. (2008).Strategies in counselling practices. Penerbit Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  8. Othman Mohamed. (2009). Prinsip psikoterapi dan pengurusan dalam kaunseling. (2nd Ed.) Penerbit Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  9. Said Hawwa. (1988). Al-Mustakhlas fi Tazkiyat al-Anfas. Al-Qahirah: Dar al-Salam.
  10. Yatimah Sarmani & Mohd. Tajudin Ninggal. (2008). Teori kaunseling al-Ghazali. Kuala Lumpur: PTS Islamika.

 

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: Definition and goals of counseling (Western/Islamic)

2

(WK1)

Be able to explain the definitions and goals of counseling from both the Western and Islamic perspectives LO1 CS3 Classroom lecture and discussion Written Examination
TOPIC 2: Characteristics of counselor 2

(WK2)

  1. Be able to explain the characteristics of counselor from both the Western and Islamic perspectives
LO1 CS3 Classroom lecture and discussion Written Examination
TOPIC 3: View of human nature

2

(WK3)

  1. Explain and make comparison of view of human nature based on the Western and Islamic perspective
LO1 C2

 

CS3

Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 4: Maladjustment/psychological problem

4

(WK4-5)

Explain and make comparison of men’s maladjustments based on the Western and Islamic perspective LO1 C2

 

CS3

Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 5:  Counseling process and relationship

6

(WK6-8)

Demonstrate Islamic counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling LO2 CTPS2 Demonstration of counseling technique through role-play Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 6: Basic counseling techniques and skills

6

(WK9-11)

  1. Demonstrate Islamic counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling
LO2 CTPS2 Demonstration of counseling technique through role-play Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 7: Treatment strategies in Islam

6

(WK12-WK14)

  1. Able to explain Islamic treatment strategies that could be used in the process of counseling
LO2 CTPS2 Assign Individual project: reflection paper and personal journal/diary

Assign: Individual participation in online discussion  through myLMS

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination