Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) 499
Applied Project (Revision 1)
Revision 1 is closed for registrations, replaced by current version
WGST 499 replaces WMST 499
Delivery Mode: Individualized study
Area of Study: Social Science
Prerequisite: Professor approval required. WGST 499 should be taken as the final course in the University Certificate in Counselling Women.
Precluded Course: WMST 499. (WGST 499 cannot be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for WMST 499.)
WGST 499 is not available for challenge.
This course permits students to work on an applied project that suits their unique interests, and aims to advance the position of women in society. The course normally involves working under supervision in a community-based agency. It will help students integrate their knowledge of feminist counseling theory and skills, and reflect on their learning and practice.
|Applied project proposal (approximately 2000 words)||10%|
|Outline of applied project report||10%|
|Applied project report (approximately 15 pages)||50%|
|Self-evaluation of learning through the project to be submitted with the evaluation by the placement supervisor (approx. 2 pages)||20%|
|Oral exam (telephone, 30 min.) to discuss report and evaluations||10%|
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Heckman, G. (2000). The Nelson guide to Web research for Canadians. Toronto: Nelson.
Sweitzer, H. F. & King, M. A. (1999). The successful internship: Transformation and empowerment. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Valentino, L. (1999). Handle with care: Communicating in the human services field. Scarborough, ON: ITP Nelson.
The course materials include a study guide, student manual, and a reading file.
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 1, August 29, 2002.