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On completion of this module participants will be able to:
• Critically evaluate effective written communications for specified professional target audiences
• Assess the requirements of specific communicative tasks and plan appropriate written responses
• Write accurate, engaging short texts in response to a targeted brief
• Proofread and edit short texts
• Formulate clear feedback on written tasks
• Understanding the role of writing in professional contexts.
• Evaluating written examples of specific text types.
• Drafting effective communications for various formats and audiences.
• Giving and receiving effective feedback on documents for professional purposes.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Portfolio of written assignments developed in the course of the module.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Presentation: Presentation of completed project, including reflection on the writing/development process.||Unspecified||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
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Feedback will be a central part of this workshop module: participants will develop their writing skills through the feedback and reflection process of working on practical writing tasks. Facilitators will provide ongoing feedback to drafts and samples of written work during the workshops and participants will receive individual oral and written feedback on their final submission.
|Assoc Professor Jaime Jones||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr John Millar||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|