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Professional Development
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Accelerating Learning for Professionals


Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTR1D-20-2

Level

2

Fees

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

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Course Dates

Course Information : If you have not completed a Diploma in Higher Education you will need to undertake this module to gain the level 2 credit required to achieve your award. Submission date: To be confirmed by Module Leader.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 16 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 15:00
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 15:00
Thursday - 30 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 15:00
Thursday - 07 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 15:00
Thursday - 14 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 15:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Six formative tasks, reflecting on learning experiences already encountered - discussed within either of the two face-to-face tutorials but requiring no summative assessment. This would also be a further opportunity to review the learning outcomes and ensure that all are evidenced and supported through to the work towards the summative assessment.

One 3000 word reflective essay and 1000 words on one task summatively assessed. The task is to reflect on what sources of evidence could be utilised to inform your practice.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

This module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • BSc(Hons) Professional Development
  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice
  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Community Public Health

Content

Tools and frameworks for learning

  • Assessment and evaluation of learning styles
  • Application of self-assessment of learning approaches, preferences and developmental needs.
  • Development of professional practice Application of learning contractsConcepts of lifelong learning
  • Frameworks for reflection
  • Self-Management of independent study Problem solving
  • Negotiation skills

Using evidence to underpin professional practice

  • An introduction to assessing and evaluating evidence
  • Sources of knowledge in personal and professional decision making Sources ofevidence
  • The advantages and limitations of evidence based practice Appraising the suitability of information sources Accountability: justifying professional decisions and actions

Information management

  • Structure of literature
  • Types of information e.g. statistics, official publications, non-print media Access to and organisation of sources of information.
  • Searching and reviewingliterature.
  • Skills of communication and presentation of information AcademicWriting

Course Director

Jaroslaw Turif

Entry Requirements

You must be a Professional Registered Practitioner.

Introduction

This module will help you to explore ways in which you can self assess and optimise learning and development opportunities in your own practice environment.

You will develop an analytical approach to appraising a range of sources of evidence and reflect on the ways in which learning may affect your professional and practice development.

Accelerating Learning for Professionals enables you to demonstrate a problem solving approach to analysis and will assist you in examining the nature of evidence based practice and its impact on your professional practice.

We will enhance your skills of communication and presenting information, hone your information retrieval skills and develop your ability to utilise information and communication technology appropriately to support your undergraduate study.

Learning and Teaching

The key to this module is a blended approach to learning. The majority of the module will be delivered online with online learning activities and access to electronic resources. Face to face teaching will be in the form of seminars, master classes, practical workshops, case based discussions and simulation activities.  

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit level 2 module


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