ARCH06031 2014 LEARNING TO LEARN
This module is designed to:-
- Motivate the learner about his/her chosen field of study.
- Reinforce and develop key academic skills, which the learner will require in their academic life and subsequently in their career (library usage and internet research facilities).
- Prepare the student for public speaking, academic writing and academic research.
- Facilitate students' transition into third level through reflection and investigations of learning strategies and prior learning.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Exercise substantial personal autonomy in relation to health, wellbeing, time and resource management.
Give public presentations, using skills developed and learned in class.
Understand how to access academic information on the internet.
Use and understand the various resources libraries have to offer archaeologists.
Correctly present a piece of academic writing, with in-text referencing and associated bibliography.
1. Learning to learn: Key terminology, institute structures and systems, library resources, assessment mechanisms and feedback, and time management.
2. Communications Skills: Team working, verbal written and presentation skills, interpersonal skills, assertiveness.
3. Institute policies and procedures: As they relate to student learning and assessment.
4. Student Services and Supports: Personal financial management, stress, physical and mental health, work-life balance.
5. Introduction to range of subjects and lecturers on the degree programme.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Practical Evaluation Library skills||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||Week 4||3,4|
|2||Presentation||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||Week 6||1,2,3,4,5|
|3||Referencing project||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||Week 8||5|
|4||Mini-essay||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||Week 12||3,4,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Self-directed learning||5||Weekly||5.00|
Institute of Technology Sligo, Student Handbook.
Institute of Technology Sligo, Study Skills Handbook.
Buckley, M. 2010 1st Cite @ NCI. National College of Ireland.