|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 4000 Words||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 4000 Words||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Evaluate the different ways in which evidence is presented and published.
Analyse and synthesise relevant empirical evidence, including international literature and policy documents.
Examine how different forms of evidence inform professional behaviours and practices.
Analyse the different ways in which evidence is generated, accessed, and explored within different educational settings and contexts.
Examine and interpret international evidence in meaningfully and ethical ways.
Critically evaluate ways in which the use of evidence can inform professional identity and collaborative relationships.
Critically appraise how evidence can both inform and change professional practice.
This module will explore the different ways in which evidence is presented and published and will examine how different forms of evidence inform professional behaviours and practices. The module will consider the different ways in which evidence is generated, accessed, and explored within different educational settings and contexts. It will examine how education professionals can access and interpret international evidence and how they can engage meaningfully and ethically with different types of evidence. The module will explore the ways in which the use of evidence can inform professional identity and collaborative relationships. It will examine how evidence can both inform practice and assist professionals in reflecting upon their practice.
This module aims to enable students to critically examine the role evidence plays in professional practice, in terms of informing professional judgements, supporting reflective practice and sustaining innovation and change. The module aims to enable students to demonstrate the critical application and critical appraisal of different forms of evidence.
2. Engaging with different forms of empirical evidence, including international literature and policy documents.
3.Exploring changes in professional behaviours and practices.
4. Critical appraisal of how different forms of evidence impact upon professional knowledge and practices
5. Examining and interpreting international evidence in meaningfully and ethical ways.
6. How evidence can inform professional identity and collaborative relationships.
7. Informing and changing professional practice.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Adaptability and resilience||Continue to advance their knowledge and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level. All module content is intended to challenge students to reconsider what they think they know, to adopt critical mindsets and to be ready to adapt what they do, in light of the new knowledge and understanding they encounter during the module.|
|Creative Problem Solving||Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level.|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will be introduced to, and expected to engage critically with, the core literature, evidence and techniques for enquiry in relation to the module topic. This is in order to demonstrate the appropriate application of research and scholarship in their own practice and their critical evaluation of the same, in order to arrive at an ever-deeper understanding of the topic as it applies to professionals.|
|Real world sense||And holders will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring: - the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility - decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations - the independent learning ability required|
|Subject Specific Skills||A systematic understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of their academic discipline, field of study or area of professional practice.|
This module is at CQFW Level 7