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Module outline

LEARNING OUTCOMES

(By the end of the module the student should be able to....)

 

Which teaching and learning methods enable students to achieve this learning outcome?

Which assessment methods will measure the achievement of this learning outcome?

Subject knowledge and understanding

 

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the module, the student should be able to: describe the further and higher education context for higher education students; identify progression routes into higher education and beyond; refer to destination data and labour market intelligence relevant to this group; identify appropriate networks to assist clients; and describe theories of career education, information and guidance provision.

 

 

 

Lectures and tutor-led participative group work.

Web-based learning resources.

Directed and recommended reading.

 

 

 

Tutor and peer discussion (formative assessment).

Course work (summative assessment).

Cognitive skills

Analysis and evaluation

By the end of the module, the student should be able to critically analyse and evaluate the knowledge and understanding listed above through examining two aspects of the CEIG work with this client group.

 

 

 

Lectures and tutor-led participative group work.

Web-based learning resources.

Directed and recommended reading.

 

 

 

Tutor and peer discussion (formative assessment).

Course work (summative assessment).

Subject-specific and professional skills

Application and integration

By the end of the module, the student should be able to: integrate theory and practice in relation to the further education context; develop the provision on the basis of the evaluation and analysis undertaken; and apply knowledge and understanding to two aspects of the provision.

 

 

 

 

Lectures and tutor-led participative group work.

Web-based learning resources.

Directed and recommended reading.

 

 

 

Tutor and peer discussion (formative assessment).

 

Course work (summative assessment).

Key skills

Presentation

By the end of the module, the participant will be able to communicate in written form by integrating, analysing and applying key texts and professional practices.

 

 

Course handouts e.g. assignment submission guidelines, and course referencing guide.

Peer and tutor review.

 

 

Tutor and peer discussion (formative assessment).

Course work (summative assessment).

 

Syllabus 

1 Articulation of participants’ prior experience in working with higher education students in further education.

2 The wider further and higher education context.

3 Access to career education, information and guidance.

4 Progression routes into higher education and beyond.

5 Destination data and labour market intelligence relevant to this client group.

6 Appropriate networks to assist clients.

7 Theories of career education, information and guidance provision.

8 Use of the above to underpin the careers provision via worked examples.

9 Professional ethics, theoretical perspectives and values associated with careers work with higher education students in the further education context, for example, client-centredness, impartiality, client learning, reflective practice and respect for diversity.

 

 

Teaching 

Lectures per week

 

Seminars per week

 

Tutorials per week

 

Laboratory sessions

 

Total contact hours

30 hours equivalent

Module duration (weeks, if applicable)

 

Other (please describe):e.g. distance-learning, intensive weekend teaching

A blended learning approach combines attendance-based sessions where face-to-face interactive teaching takes place with independent learning using on-line study materials and wider reading.

 

Assessment Methods 

Type of assessment

Length

% weighting

Examinations

 

 

Assessed essays/ coursework

2 x 2500 words

100%

Other type of formal assessment