Putting personal growth into the occupational psychology curriculum

Sugarman, Leonie, Georgiades, Nicholas J. and Wilkinson, Brian E. (1979) Putting personal growth into the occupational psychology curriculum. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 7 (1). pp. 1-16. Full text not available from this repository.

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This paper outlines an alternative approach to curriculum design in higher education focusing in particular on the introduction of personal growth into the programme, and on facilitating the selection by students of the optimal choice of options. It is argued that models of curriculum design need to take cognizance of at least four interested parties; and that in the resolutions of their divergent interests, curriculum designers must make clear their most potent values, as well as their theories and assumptions about the nature of learning. A brief outline follows of two courses based upon these propositions. Finally, evaluations by both trainers and students involved in these courses are presented.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: ISSN: 0306-9885 Online ISSN: 1469-3534
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Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Rehabilitation and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 11:31
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 16:09
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/708

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