5 credits at level HE5
An exploration of the techniques and strategies that may be used to promote reflective thinking in a mentoring context. You will develop the skills and techniques needed for reflective writing and maintaining a learning journal. You will analyse and evaluate mentoring strategies , taking into account the context and purpose of the mentoring relationship.
Reflection, reflective thinking and meta-cognition
The reflective model of mentoring
Mentoring skills and strategies
The initial session of this module is in the form of an interactive work-shop, where techniques and skills will be introduced, discussed and analysed. The module is completed through an e-learning, WebCT package which involves interaction with other course members and the e-tutor. This module may be extended to complete a full 20 credit module ‘Mentoring for effective performance in learning and teaching situations’.
The assessment is in the form of a 500 word reflective journal piece which discusses, analyses and evaluates specific techniques that have been used in a mentoring situation.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to reflect upon and evaluate the mentoring strategies that may be used to aid the development of reflective thinking||Reflectively evaluate the selection and application of one or more mentoring strategies|
|2.||Be able to instigate an e-discussion about issues arising during a mentoring relationship||Provide evidence that an e-discussion has taken place.|
|3.||Be able to write reflectively||Thoughts, ideas and actions are presented in a meaningful and appropriately reflective manner and style.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||500 word Reflective Journal piece|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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Wallace, S. and Gravells, J. (2005) Mentoring in Further Education Exeter: Learning Matters
|Host Subject Group:||Education|
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