Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16
This course requires students to plan, implement and report on a small action research project in the workplace.
|First Sub Session
|15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
The Professional Project course offers students the opportunity to undertake a small action research project in their workplace. The key features of the course are:
In the course of undertaking the work students will:
The course is essentially online distance learning supported by online or face-to-face workshops.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: In-course assessment (100% which will include a personal development plan.
Resit: Re-submission of any failed aspects of assignment.
Formative assessment is ongoing through workshop and tutorial activities and submission of small extracts of work throughout the course.
Feedback on formative work is given verbally, and where written work has been submitted, through email written comments. In summative work the feedback will be done in written format through e mail and via Turnitin on the submission itself. Students will also be offered the opportunity to discuss feedback with the tutor if s/he so wishes. Where significant weaknesses have been identified, students will negotiate a time to speak with the tutor on ways to improve the submission, which forms an integral part of the teaching and learning strategy.