Postgraduate Course: Professional Skills in Development Environments (EDUA11042)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Regardless of the professional domain in which students may ultimately operate, certain key, transferable skills are critical for effective performance. Students will be taught how to search for information efficiently and will examine approaches to communicate information convincingly in a variety of professional settings (written, meetings and formal presentations). Students will also be required to reflect on their own intended professional destination and analyse the skills and competencies required to operate successfully against which they will be required to plan their own continuing professional development.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 9,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 9,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Critical appraisal of a professional style presentation (2000 words approx.) (50%)
Written project on data and library search strategies and techniques. (2000 words) (50%)
Submission date will be set at the start of the module and will normally be at the end of the relevant assessment period.
|No Exam Information
| On completion of the unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse and evaluate key considerations in the oral communication of information in relevant professional settings.
2. Determine approaches to enhance the effectiveness of written work in contrasting styles.
3. Explain appropriate systems for managing research projects.
4. Identify professional competencies and skills and develop personal CPD plans.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mrs Amanda Martindale
Tel: (0131 6)50 9794
|Course secretary||Ms Denise Watson
Tel: (0131 6)51 6265
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