For this assignment you must produce a personal professional reflection on your performance in the constructing of your assignment one, project proposal for this module. This assessment contributes 20% to your overall grade. The resulting reflection must be presented in a report format, using headings and sub-heading where appropriate. As with all academic work you are expected to engage with literature to inform your practice
The following is a suggested structure for your report:
1.Critical discussion of challenges encountered in the construction of each section of the proposal.
2.Critical discussion of your interaction and use of support personnel, such as, tutors/peers/supervisors
3.Critical discussion of skills required/used for successful construction of the proposal
4.Critical discussion of lessons learnt from the process and strategies to adopt to move forward.
5.You are required to produce a professional development plan see Blackboard for suggested template. You should set out a number of goals based on your master’s project, and any career aspirations, then using your experiences, encountered in this module and in your previous learning opportunities, complete the support you will need as, outlined in the PDP template on Blackboard, necessary to achieve these goals.
Research and Project Management
Notes on presentation & submission:
The report must be written and presented to an appropriate academic standard for a postgraduate programme of study. The report will be assessed in terms of style, meaning, and the accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax.
·Correct and thorough referencing of your sources of information is required. You should follow a consistent referencing system, and provide a full reference list and brief references in the text of your answer. ‘Cite them Right’ advises direct quotations should be indicated by quotation marks or indentation, and referenced. Failure to acknowledge your sources or to indicate when you are quoting constitutes plagiarism. Action will be taken in accordance with the University regulations if academic misconduct is suspected.
Challenges encountered in the construction of each section of the proposal
Interaction and use of support tutors/peers/supervisors
Skills required/used for successful construction of the proposal
Lessons learnt from the process and strategies to adopt to move forward
Professional Development Plan
Academic style, spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax
Standard of referencing style
Knowledge & Understanding:
LO1. Deploy comprehensive knowledge and understanding of appropriate techniques and tools to plan, research and manage a computing technical project
LO5. Critically appraise the processes used in the development of a computing project proposal
Where coursework is submitted without approval, after the published hand-in deadline, the following penalties will apply.
For coursework submitted up to 1 working day (24 hours) after the published hand-in deadline without approval, 10% of the total marks available for the assessment (i.e.100%) shall be deducted from the assessment mark.
Coursework submitted more than 1 working day (24 hours) after the published hand-in deadline without approval will be regarded as not having been completed. A mark of zero will be awarded for the assessment and the module will be failed, irrespective of the overall module mark.
These provisions apply to all assessments, including those assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.