ARCH06031 2014 LEARNING TO LEARN

General Details

Full Title
LEARNING TO LEARN
Transcript Title
LEARNING TO LEARN
Code
ARCH06031
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
ARCH - Archaeology
Department
ESCI - Environmental Science
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2014 - Full Academic Year 2014-15
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Shirley Markley, Marion Dowd
Programme Membership
SG_SAPPL_H08 201300 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Archaeology SG_SAPPL_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Applied Archaeology SG_SAPPL_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Archaeology SG_SAPPL_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Archaeology
Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Exercise substantial personal autonomy in relation to health, wellbeing, time and resource management. 

2.

Give public presentations, using skills developed and learned in class.

3.

Understand how to access academic information on the internet.

4.

Use and understand the various resources libraries have to offer archaeologists.

5.

Correctly present a piece of academic writing, with in-text referencing and associated bibliography.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

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

End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
100 %

Coursework Assessment

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


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self-directed learning 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Institute of Technology Sligo, Student Handbook.

Institute of Technology Sligo, Study Skills Handbook.

Buckley, M. 2010 1st Cite @ NCI. National College of Ireland.

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None