Lifelong Study Skills
Health and Social Care (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 4
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
21 November 2019
Requisites for this module
BSC B630 Speech and Language Therapy,
BSC B631 Speech and Language Therapy (Including Year Abroad),
BSC B632 Speech and Language Therapy (Including Placement Year)
This module introduces students to core skills required for academic study, professional thinking and lifelong learning.
This module aims to develop your critical thinking and academic and reflective writing skills. The module introduces the concept of personal responsibility for your own lifelong learning and its link to professional practice.
On successful completion of this module, the [learner] will be able to:
Demonstrate effective use of library resources
Demonstrate effective use of relevant and appropriate evidence in academic and reflective writing
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of others work
Understand personal responsibilities for life-long study and its link to professional practice
This module is delivered one day a week throughout the autumn term. You will carry out mini tasks (e.g. library search, article appraisal, reflective statement) independently to embed the skills introduced in formal teaching.
Taking a developmental approach to the programme, this early module will provide opportunities for interactive learning supported by key lectures. Small group work and skills practice will form the basis of the exploratory learning nature of this module. The emphasis will be to commence your development of academic thinking and writing skills in readiness for future modules.
- Cottrell, Stella. (2017) Critical thinking skills: effective analysis, argument and reflection, London: Palgrave.
- Day, Trevor. (2018) Success in academic writing, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Greetham, Bryan. (2018) How to write better essays, London: Palgrave.
- Williams, Kate; Woolliams, Mary; Spiro, Jane. (2012) Reflective writing, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||3,000 Word Portfolio
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Vince Eade, Greg Cadge
Cerys Somers/Hannah Duncan
firstname.lastname@example.org - 01206 874496/4954
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
Of 27 hours, 24 (88.9%) hours available to students:
3 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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