Weekly Discussion 2

Critiquing Career Theories

Choose a theory to write about.  Write a few brief sentences about the theory and some of its constructs.  Name two benefits and two places you see this theory could improve and how.

Resources For This Discussion:



Baker, D.B. (2009).  Choosing a vocation at 100: Time, change, and context.  The Career Development Quarterly, 57(3), 199-206.

Bright, J. (2015, October 14).  The chaos theory of careers – Its about complexity [Video file].  Retrieved fromhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVGA1cQX4D4 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Brown, D. (2002). Introduction to theories of career development and choice: Origins, evolution, and current efforts. In D. Brown & Associates (Eds.), Career choice and development: Applying contemporary theories to practice (4th ed., pp. 3–23). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

[BUCareerDevelopmentLab] (2015, May 17).  Mark Savickas – “Unplugged” [Video file].  Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVgylt9cHy0 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Dugger, S. M. (2016). Foundations of career counseling: A case-based approach (1st ed.).  Pearson.

Osipow, S. H., & Fitzgerald, L. F. (1996). Theories of career development (4th ed.). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Pope, M. (2000).  A brief history of career counseling in the United States.  Career and Development Quarterly, 48, 194-211.

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