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Course Description

Discuss the major career development foundations that underlie the modern practice of advising. Explore the essential components leading to employee and student success and retention whether in the workforce or in higher education. Discuss important issues facing career practitioners as they strive to help individuals make life decisions.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Career Development Foundations course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key concepts of major career development theories.
  • Use career development theories to conceptualize specific cases.
  • Understand how career issues intersect with psychological, social, and environmental influences. 

Notes

Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on coursework each week. 
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Type
Online
Dates
Apr 14, 2020 to Jun 08, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Career Theory and Practice: Learning Through Case Studies
Edition: 4th
Authors: Jane L. Swanson and Nadya A. Fouad
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781544333663

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M, T, W, Th
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 13, 2020 to Jul 16, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Career Theory and Practice: Learning Through Case Studies
Edition: 4th
Authors: Jane L. Swanson and Nadya A. Fouad
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781544333663

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials well before your first class.

Readings, group work and assignments will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline, materials, and information about course readings and other pre-work in D2L two weeks prior to the course start date. D2L may also be used for tests/quizzes and assignment submissions. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions. It is recommended that students bring a laptop computer to this class.

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