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On successful completion of this module you will demonstrate:
a) career development awareness through practical actions and reflective written work
b) the acquisition of key communications, cognitive and professional skills
c) a sense of differentiated communication approaches including increased proficiency in the language and dynamics of the workplace
d) enhanced personal organizational skills including time management; ability to follow diverse instructions; ability to prioritize; achievement of task-specific deadlines; accountability and individual responsibility
e) an ability to differentiate and make connections between disciplinary approaches and methods
f) adaptability and flexibility in relation to the demands and expectations of different learning and working environments
g) a broader understanding of social, cultural, economic organizational structures, practices and customs including identifying, understanding and working to professional standards
h) a reinforced sense of your disciplinary competencies and skills
i) the ability to communicate to your peers, internship hosts, and the University community the value and purpose of your internship
Your host will provide a job spec that outlines your role and responsibilities with your host organisation.
Your assessment for this module (Weekly journal and end-of-trimester project), will require you to provide reflective and critical analysis of your learning experience and its relationship to your disciplinary knowledge, skills and understanding.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Journal: Weekly reflective update (approx 400 words per week) on how your workplace practice has been shaped by and is extending your understanding . Work is submitted via the ePortfolio on Brightspace||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Assignment: Final Report (2 parts)
-poster presentation of key learning achievements
-completed host Host Review Form
|Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
1) Your academic supervisor will provide feedback on your weekly journal updates throughout the semester via Brightspace. 2) Site visits/check-ins will take place at least once over the course of the semester 3) Post-work one-on-one feedback from module coordinator following grading of final report.
|Dr Edward Coleman||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Jaime Jones||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|