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Cimsir, Elif – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This article aims to fill a gap in the counselling literature regarding the new high technology online teaching approach called Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), which makes it possible for thousands of students across the world to freely access university courses through the Internet. Specific attention has been given to the current and…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bentley, Anne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Tuition fees and increasing mental health needs in students are changing the nature of Higher Education (HE) and creating tensions between HE and embedded counselling services. These are illustrated and explained using Bourdieu's concepts of field and capital. It is recommended that the field of counselling should expand to meet evolving student…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Mental Health, Health Needs, Higher Education
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Savarese, Giulia; Iannaccone, Antonio; Mollo, Monica; Fasano, Oreste; Pecoraro, Nadia; Carpinelli, Luna; Cavallo, Pierpaolo – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
We describe a university's psychological counselling approach, based mainly on a form of dialogue known as an "Elicitation Interview". It is a technical conversational situation in which a counsellor helps a student to raise his or her awareness of his/her educational experiences. It is a conversational approach that provides students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Management, Stress Variables, Reflection
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Broglia, Emma; Millings, Abigail; Barkham, Michael – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
With reports continually demonstrating increased demand and severity of student mental health needs, it is important to gain a fuller understanding of the impact on embedded student counselling services. The aims of this research were to identify (a) service similarities, (b) factors which impact on services, (c) characteristics of service users,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Adult Education, Adult Students
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Mittendorff, Kariene; Faber, Marike; Staman, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
In order to lower dropout rates and stimulate student success in higher education, the Dutch government implemented a new law demanding that every higher education institute offer a matching activity to applying students. This article evaluates how students and teachers experience this matching activity. Data were collected in a Dutch university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Bassot, Barbara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This paper examines the potential of the Career Thinking Session (CTS) model to career guidance and counselling practice with young people. A qualitative research study is presented, focusing on the case study of a client involved in the transition to higher education. The setting for the research is described and the origins of the CTS are…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Gask, Linda; Coupe, Nia; McElvenny, Damien; Green, Gill – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Recent years have seen increasing awareness of the wide range of mental health problems faced by students. Gatekeeper training has been shown to have a positive impact on knowledge and attitudes about suicide prevention, although the evidence for skills acquisition is limited. We utilised the STORM® training package in an exploratory study to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Suicide, Higher Education
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Jafari, Simon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
In recent years, there have been increasing efforts to attend to religious and spiritual issues within clinical/counselling psychology. However, there is limited research demonstrating how successfully such content is integrated into existing training programmes. This investigation sought to review primary research literature related to training…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Religion, Spiritual Development, Counseling Psychology
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Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Family has an undeniable influence upon the career construction of higher education (HE) students, since it is a primary source of their socialisation. This article presents a qualitative analysis of 30 interviews conducted with first-year students, aimed at understanding the relationship between family sociocultural status and career choice and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Family Influence, Sociocultural Patterns
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Christie, Fiona – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper reveals findings from a small-scale research project which explored how university careers advisers experience their role in guiding clients within a labour market where barriers to social mobility prevail. The research discovers that advisers' daily work gives them a depth of insight into social mobility. The professional turbulence in…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Social Mobility, Higher Education, Counselor Role
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Sprlak, Tomas – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The lifelong learning system in the Czech Republic and Slovakia share some common traits: traditional model with the dominant role of the initial education, low participation rates, lack of incentives and fragmentation. The results of the narrative research on 15 low-skilled persons demonstrated that negative attitudes towards education are often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Negative Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Anthony, Kate – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
The speed at which technology evolves, and therefore the speed at which online mental health services evolve and the training required to keep up with them, has become a real concern for the profession. The need for training in transferring face-to-face skills to the online environment has been recognised for some years by leading professional…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Counselor Training, Capacity Building, Media Literacy
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Richards, Penelope; Simpson, Susan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In this paper we introduce and investigate the capacity for a novel, technologically advanced system (goACT) to enhance face-to-face psychotherapy. Specifically, we explore the capacity for goACT to enhance therapeutic alliance (TA) and engagement, and reduce distress. Using a mixed-methods, multiple-baseline design we present the first study to…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Pilot Projects, Technology Integration, Influence of Technology
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Bimrose, Jenny; Kettunen, Jaana; Goddard, Tannis – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Much progress has been made in integrating information and communications technology (ICT) into careers practice, but there is still room for improvement. An international lens is adopted to examine some key elements that contribute to the successful integration of ICT into careers practice. We start by exploring the role of policy, using the UK…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Services, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Barabasch, Antje; Merrill, Barbara; Zanazzi, Silvia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Southern European countries, like Italy and Spain, have been severely affected by the recent economic crisis. This has affected their labour market in terms of increased unemployment, while many of those in employment feel more insecure. As a consequence, many individuals turn to education as a step to making a career change. The opportunities and…
Descriptors: Career Change, Social Networks, Lifelong Learning, Career Guidance
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