September 3: Self Awareness, Mirror test (Youtube video –elephants)
Homework: What makes you unique? – 200 word composition due Monday, September 8. Rework throughout the week until satisfied.
September 8: Johari Window, Self-disclosure, Feedback
Youtube video – too much disclosure on date
In class personality test: Look up letter results on internet and discuss
How to give feedback constructively
How to receive feedback graciously
Self disclosure – when is it ok to share?
Self disclosure exercise – high or low risk?
Homework: Art project – using a container and pictures decorate the outside:
What do you know about yourself that others also know?
Put inside: (not to be shared)
What things do you know about yourself that others don’t know?
September 15: Interpersonal skills, Relationships (real and virtual)
Impact of technology
Casual relationships (coworkers, classmates) – value in networking
Watch movie Her
Homework: 300 word opinion piece on pros and cons of virtual relationships
September 22: Communication
Body language (power positions)
The communication quiz
Top Ten Communication Tips
Good listening skills – exercises
Homework: oral presentation using your preferred communication style (photography, teaching, writing a song)
September 29: CEGEP and beyond
Aptitude test: headingforsuccess.com (on line)
Dawson, Vanier, vocational training options
How to write a letter of intent, how to put together a portfolio
Fill in CEGEP application form
Homework: Research two potential careers and describe the educational requirements to get there and why you think you would be good at it.
October 6: Job search, Interviewing, Job application, resume preparation (Mars One)
October 13: Role playing, review body language, appearance
October 20: Anger management, conflict resolution, stress management
October 27: Begin formal POP project (Hana, Nagah)
December 15: presentations