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ED1521: LEARNING FROM WORK (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Develop your employability skills through a placement in either a formal work setting or in the voluntary sector.

This course is designed to prepare students for the workplace by developing general employability skills. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Rachel Shanks

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students undertake a placement in either a formal work setting or in the voluntary sector as part of the practical learning experience.  They are required to undertake a 5 day or equivalent (approximately 35 hours) placement within the 12 week duration of the course.  Content will include both practical skill and reflective elements.  Students can expect to develop a range of skills including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills for employability, team working, assertiveness, self-motivation, leadership and management, personal effectiveness in the workplace, and presentation skills. 

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Workshop during University weeks 25 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

In sufficient time to be able to be used by students to improve their work, typically between 4 weeks of submission, in line with School of Education policy on Assessment. Appropriate and relevant feedback to help students understand why the grade awarded, with formative comments to improve future performance. Face to face meetings with students, if they have failed

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Re-submission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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