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School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
Course unit
PSYCHOLOGY OF VOCATIONAL DESIGNING AND CAREER COUNSELING
PSP3050504, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
PS1842, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHOLOGY OF VOCATIONAL DESIGNING AND CAREER COUNSELING
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge LAURA NOTA M-PSI/04
Other lecturers MARIA CRISTINA GINEVRA M-PSI/04

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/04 Psychology of Development and Psychology of Education 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method distance e-learning

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 07/10/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the basic concepts of General psychology, Developmental psychology and Work psychology.
Target skills and knowledge: The course studies the role of career construction and career counseling, the main dimensions of career counseling, examines criteria to implement efficacious individual and group activities, and explores ways to evaluate their efficacy.
Examination methods: The exam will be in written form, with open-ended
questions. The exam lasts an hour.
Assessment criteria: - Knowledge of the theoretical topics covered by the program
- Use of technical language
- Knowledge of procedures for assessment and intervention
Course unit contents: - Recent models and theories in Vocational Psychology
- Dimensions and instruments for career construction
- Activities and programs for career construction
- Procedures to verify efficacy of intervention
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Online lessons
Videos
Forum
Additional notes about suggested reading: International students is provided the opportunity to study material in English to be agreed with the professor
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Nota L. & Soresi S., La Psicologia Positiva per l'orientamento e il lavoro. Firenze: Hogrefe, 2015. Volume on line
  • Soresi S. & Nota L., La Psicologia Positiva a Scuola e nei Contesti Formativi. Firenze: Hogrefe, 2014. Volume on line

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Video shooting made by the teacher/the students
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Kaltura (desktop video shooting, file loading on MyMedia Unipd)
  • Video shooting in studio (Open set of the DLM Office, Lightboard, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Decent Work and Economic Growth Reduced Inequalities