Social construction pedagogical practice in Taiwan: An application of self-awareness supervision model to counseling and guidance practicum course at undergraduate level

Chao Mei Chiang*, Ni Yen Miao, Ying Yi Su

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Abstract

This action research is based on Social construction pedagogy (SCM), combined with utilization of the Self-awareness Supervision Model (SASM) was developed by Taiwanese scholar, Dr. Chin-Yen Chen. The researcher employed SCM and utilize the SASM to provide supervision with the trainees, who will be taking the undergraduate course of Counseling and Guidance Practicum. This study aims to investigate trainees’ learning experiences and sensitivity of self-awareness based on Social Constructionism pedagogical perspectives with combination of SASM. The researcher considers herself as a reflective practitioner/instructor while designing the course and providing supervision/instruction, which was investigated in this study. On the basis of SCM position and SASM, four axes, “Relationship, Dialogue, Construction, Knowledge” serve the main rationale for this action research. Students’ learning experiences were investigated and functioned as feedback for the instructor’s teaching. Essential findings included SCM focusing on dialogue and awareness brought bidirectional interaction between teachers and students; students were able to transfer their learning from dialogues in class to counseling sessions and daily life. Implications and recommendations for counselor training, especially teaching and training in counseling practicum course were presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-77
Number of pages39
JournalBulletin of Educational Research
Volume66
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Counselor education
  • Local knowledge
  • Reflection and dialogue
  • Self-awareness Supervision Model
  • Social construction pedagogy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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