Using the key models and concepts from the module, you must:
Identify and examine key study and employment skills for business students, referring to suitable sources self-evaluate and reflect upon your individual development identify areas for improvement and research ways in which you can address these areas research relevant stipulate how you will develop your skills through extra-curricular activities
Please note – these are NOT suggested sub-headings (See advised structure on Assignment guidance and Break down) Assess and reflect upon your individual development so far Identify, demonstrate and rate your overall skills development through the formative reflective log exercise. Examine & evaluate the development of your individual skills through the weekly reflective log exercise, focusing on THREE key skills that you developed during the learning. You will decide upon the key skills that you will examine it is expected that these will include SELF DISCIPLINE, communications, research, planning, decision-making, problem solving, organization, time-management, for example.
Demonstrate & detail your skills development / audit:
breakdown each chosen skills with reference to supporting reading, provide examples from (the Learning Log) and evaluate that skill.
The content in the table must be refined, concise & bulletpointed information – this must be referred to in the body.
Reflect upon ONE SPECIFIC KEY experience within the WEEKLY REFELCTIVE LOG ON YOUR REMOTE LEARNING process using Gibbs’ Model of Reflection to
support your discussions – Use a table to detail the reflection.
NOTE – this MUST be a reflection FROM YOUR WEEKLY REFLECTIVE LOG ON ONE EXPERIENCE DURING THE REMOTE LEARNING PERIOD.
The content in the table must be refined, concise & bullet-pointed information this must be referred to in the body.
Within your examination of your skills and reflection you must:
Demonstrate your individual development with specific examples and evidence
Refer to qualitative evidence to support the above, e.g. feedback from peers AND TUTORS DURING THE LEARNING.
You must use and reference key concepts, models and terms from relevant academic reading.
Support your work using extracts from and references to suitable academic reading
Personal Development Research & Planning (1,300 words approx.)
PLEASE NOTE that these are NOT sub-section headings – see the suggested structure Determine the areas that you need to develop with regard to these skills
arising from the skills audit / evaluation overview drawn from a wider consideration of your study and employment skills provide an overview (in a concise table)
Explore and consider the opportunities to learn and develop whilst at University Research a number of developmental / learning opportunities
Your research must be demonstrated and sourced Provide an overview (in a concise table)
Discuss the areas for development and focus on TWO avenues for improvement that you intend to pursue Support your work with evidence from your searches, enquiries, applications, etc. relating to developing your skills / seeking experience Include short tables in the body to map the chosen developmental opportunities examined against the key skills to be developed The content in the table must be refined, concise & bullet-pointed information these must be referred to in the body.
These must be referred to in the body of the report
In the Appendices, you must provide a Personal Development Plan for the next 12-18 months AND include an up-to-date, annotated CV
CV must be annotated to highlight areas that are currently being developed and areas warranting development
PDP must provide key details and be supported with sourced research both of these must be referred to in the body of the report
You must use and reference key concepts, models and terms from relevant academic reading
Underpin your work using extracts from and references to suitable academic reading
VERY IMPORTANT – Appendices are not in the word count, but MUST be used effectively to demonstrate your evidence and evaluation.
You must refer to these in the body of your report
Tables must include concise, refined and bullet-pointed information (NOT extensive passages of content/text)
Appendices must be important and concise (NOT extensive content taken from the body)