i)i. Knowledge and Understanding
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
- Critically evaluate information and literature, relating to their chosen title
- Reflect upon the approach adopted within the literature and identify its strengths and weaknesses
- Analyse a problem or subject
- Synthesise ideas into appropriate conclusions
- Evaluate alternatives and make recommendations where appropriate.
By the end of the module students should have developed skills in:
Communications and literacy: presenting effective discussion of relevant theory; construction of a personal position case/argument incorporating the use of appropriate terms, diagrams and tables to evaluate concepts presented in the literature that supports their findings.
Problem solving: Demonstrating extensive investigative skills to support their case/arguments; selection of appropriate sources of information; demonstrating a recognition of different research approaches; developing conclusions and/or recommendations as a result of their investigation.
Independent learning and working: through completing a sustained self-directed piece that necessitates self-reliance, planning, flexibility, managing information, reflection and resilience.
Information and communications technology: by, at a minimum, presenting material that meets the requirements for the format and layout of the assessment.