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PSYC-131 - Applied Interprsnal & Career Dev. Skills - 3.00 Credits

PSYC-131 - Applied Interprsnal & Career Dev. Skills - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course presents a comprehensive view of the theory and research in interpersonal communication, and at the same time, guides students to improve a wide range of interpersonal skills and to apply these to personal, social and workplace relationship. Coverage of cultural diversity, leadership, job skills, ethics and personal productivity and stress management make this course the best choice for students to communicate successfully.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - AECE Year 1 Fall Courses
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - Year 1 Fall
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2017 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, or ENGL 12.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week.
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy. Grading procedures to follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand the framework that constitute the area of interpersonal self development;
  • Define the field of interpersonal communication;
  • Distinguish between teamwork skills, group problem solving and decision -making skills;
  • Examine cross-cultural relations and diversity and difference;
  • Understand leadership characteristics—resolving conflicts, motivation, helping others, and positive political skills;
  • Examine personal productivity and stress management issues;
  • Understand personal job search and career management skills;
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills;
  • Develop an education/career plan using best practices; and,
  • Discuss ethical issues in interpersonal communication and leadership.

  • Text and Materials:
  • A. J. DuBrin & T. M. Greerinck (current edition). Human Relations: Interpersonal, Job-Oriented Skills. Published by Pearson Education Canada.

  • A. E. Norman (current edition). Active Engagement: Enhancing the career counseling Process. Published by Ergon Communication Publication, Richmond, Canada.
  • Other Resources:
  • K. Bailey-Romanko (current edition). Finding Your Path: Guide to Career and Education Planning. First Nations Education Steering Committee.

  • R. McCormick, N. Amundson, G. Poehnell (current edition). Guiding Circles: An Aboriginal guide to finding career paths. (Booklet 1: Understanding Yourself. Published by AHRDCA.

  • R. McCormick, N. Amundson, G. (current edition). Guiding Circles: An Aboriginal guide to finding career paths. (Booklet 2: Finding New Possibilities. Published by AHRDCA.

  • Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    PSYC-131-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W9:00AM - 12:00PM05 Sep 201718 Dec 2017