Taking Issue: Debates in Guidance and Counselling in Learning

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The partner to Telling Tales, this reader looks at a range of perspectives on a number of key issues emerging from the area of guidance and counselling in education. Questions of ethics, equality and impartiality and their relationship to guidance and counselling in the context of learning are explored. The book also examines the trend towards group work and the role of technology in creating strategies for guidance.
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Overview

The partner to Telling Tales, this reader looks at a range of perspectives on a number of key issues emerging from the area of guidance and counselling in education. Questions of ethics, equality and impartiality and their relationship to guidance and counselling in the context of learning are explored. The book also examines the trend towards group work and the role of technology in creating strategies for guidance.
Written for a new module on the Open Universitys MA in Education.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415196673
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1998
  • Edition number: 415
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
Taking issue: introducing debates in guidance and counselling in learning 1
Pt. I Ethics and equity 7
1 Ethical issues in counselling in education 9
2 Ethical issues in workplace counselling 19
3 Gender and educational guidance: questions of feminist practice 38
4 Careers guidance and ethnic minorities in Holland and Britain: confronting fear and anger 51
5 After the Odyssey: new roles for Mentor 65
Pt. II Modes of delivery 75
6 The tutorial relationship 77
7 Counselling in groups 91
8 Telephone counselling 104
9 Guidance and counselling in The Open University 115
10 British systems of careers software: past and present 128
11 Information technology in careers education and guidance: an historical perspective, 1970-1997 139
Pt. III Accessibility, client-centredness and impartiality 153
12 Guidance, access and networking 155
13 A whole-school approach to guidance 170
14 Guidance and retention of mature students in further and higher education 181
15 The interpersonal relationship in the facilitation of learning 196
16 Putting problems in context: the family and the school 209
17 Impartiality in adult guidance: a Scottish study 223
18 Guidance in the workplace: principles under pressure 235
Author index 247
Subject index 252
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