MN4W50 Assessment - Learning Reflection
Practice - Learning Through Organisation
In this first assignment you should produce an account of your learning in the first six weeks of the semester.
Consider your experiences on this module, the feedback you have received on your portfolio entries and your own reflection on the material covered so far.
The completed learning logs and your up-to-date Personal Development Plan (PDP) should be the basis of this reflection. You should also include other sources to support your argument.
Your account should discuss the following points:
Question 1. What have been the most important learning insights you have had so far?
Question 2. Looking at your learning logs and the PDP please identify:
a. what your strengths are
b.which areas of your work need improvement.
Question 3. What do you want to do next? Identify one of the areas of your work that needs improvement and outline 2 or 3 ideas for itsdevelopment.
1. Uses knowledge gathered and captured in learning logs and PDP by linking different topics.
2. Identifies strengths clearly by adding examples and links to the learning log and PDP from experience and theory.
3. Demonstrates an understanding of work that needs development and illustrates what can be done to improve this further.
4. Presents work clearly and accurately using the appropriate personal expression and organisational form (i.e., follows recommended structure, uses third person to refer to information from literature and references sources correctly by using the London Met Harvard Referencing System, learning logs and PDP are attached).
Task: Your Personal Development Plan (PDP)
You should update thissection at least every two weeks and complete a total of four PDPs. You should completetwo PDPs before you submit assignment 1 at the end of week 6, and two more before you submit assignment 2 at the end of week 12.
Personal Development Plan
Complete the PDP below by answering the questions fully with specific details.
1: Identify Your Development Needs
a. Why do you need to develop your skills?
b. Which area do you want to develop?
c. What is your specific goal?
2: Identify Your Development Options
d. What steps could you take to develop the new knowledge, skills and behaviours?
E.g., read more about the topic? Watch videos about the topic? Practise the Skillevery day for 30 minutes? Reorganise the way you learn?
Think about your own learning preferences and adapt the task to suit.
e. What might hinder your progress?
f. Are there any other factors to consider?
E.g.,Speed: How quickly do you need to develop the knowledge, skills or behaviours identified?
3: Plan your development activities
g. Write down the steps you will take to accomplish your task.
h. What could go wrong with your plan?
Create a Plan Bto achieve your goal if your original plan does not work well.
5: Apply new knowledge/ skills/ behaviours in the workplace
i. How will you use this new knowledge/ skill/ behaviour in the workplace?
6: Review and Repeat
j. Reflect on how this new knowledge/ skill / behaviour helped in your professional development