|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||12 x 2 hour lecture sessions|
|Seminars / Tutorials||12 x 2 hour individual tutorials|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Portfolio (2,000 words)||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Portfolio (2,000 words)||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an awareness of key academic and transferable skills.
Demonstrate basic competence in key academic and transferable skils.
Carry out basic self-reflection and identify basic strategies to facilitate transferable skills and academic development.
Work productively in groups.
Higher Education requires the mastery of a number of academic and transferable skills to deal with the demands and challenges offered by study at this level. Students in Higher Education are also required to work with increasing autonomy as they progress through the degree, necessitating the development of skills in self-reflection, action planning and reviewing. Personal and transferable skills are also required in workplace settings post-graduation. The aims of this module are therefore to increase students' awareness of the need for personal, transferable and academic skill development and to provide opportunities to develop such skills.
The purpose of this module is to provide an introduction to the key skills required in Higher Education to introduce students to the transferable skills required to succeed in both Higher Education and the workplace and to introduce students to the skills involved in self-reflection, action planning and reviewing. Students will gain an opportunity to engage in self-reflection, action planning and reviewing and to develop key academic and transferable skills. The module will incorporate a range of teaching and learning methods: workshops, group tutorials and tutor led independent activities. Some module activities will integrate elements covered in other Sport & Exercise Science modules, for instance, reviewing assessment feedback and devising action plans to facilitate future academic development.
Study skills, learning styles, time management and improving learning.
Using information technology.
Working with others.
Self-awareness and reflection, personal development, planning and reviewing.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||The portfolio requires effective written communication. Students will learn how to communicate effectively in different contexts (e.g., orally and in essay and reports).|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Students will engage in self-reflection, personal development planning and reviewing and will gain opportunities to develop personal study skills.|
|Information Technology||Students will be required to use information technology such as bibliographic databases and Powerpoint to source and present information, respectively.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Students will engage in self-reflection, personal development planning and reviewing and will gain opportunities to develop personal study skills.|
|Problem solving||In workshop activities throughout the module. Devising action plans to facilitate personal development.|
|Research skills||Using bibliographic databases to source references.|
|Subject Specific Skills|
|Team work||Students will work in groups on workshop and independent activities and will reflect on their group work experiences and skills.|
This module is at CQFW Level 4