Portfolio of Evidence

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Portfolio of Evidence Failing my Portfolio of Evidence has given me the opportunity to reflect on my strengths and weaknesses, recognising the mistakes I made. Such as being to descriptive instead of reflecting on what I have learnt in my essays. With this understanding I am able to redress my approaches such reflecting on my learning outcomes and formatting my arguments into a critical analysis. Through my feedback from my tutor it was noted that this was one of the reasons why I failed the model. One of the methods I now incorporate before submitting my essays is proof-reading. This assignment will discuss the methods I now use to develop my learning skills through feedback, tutorials and placement. Use of Feedback Feedback from my tutors and markers has helped me to make a lot of improvements in my learning and essay structures. Compared to Year One I believe I was anxious and did not understand the criteria of some essays, even after reading the module guide. For example, feedback from my Year One essays demonstrated that I made grammatical, documents, spelling, referencing errors and didn’t anonyms’ final document when submitting. This made my written English, flow and structure of sentences poor and difficult to read, thus not meeting the requirement of the University academic standards. With this awareness I concentrated closely on my grammar (see appendix 5&6). I also acknowledge the feedback from my tutor in regards to anonymising my work. I now made sure that I anonyms all the materials in my appendixes including my name, signatures, email addresses and other people’s names (see appendixes 5&6). To evaluate some of the problems demonstrated by my tutor, I decided to purchase a book that will improve my written Eng... ... middle of paper ... ... my course work and exams in year 2 semesters B, with a motivation to succeed because I have learnt from my mistakes. References Cottrell, S. (2003) The Study Skills Handbook. Palgrave: Macmillan. Cottrell, S. (2005) Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument. Palgrave: Macmillan. GSCC (2004). Code of Practice for Social Care Workers and Code of Practice for Employers of Social Care Workers. http://www.gscc.org.uk/codes [online]. [1.07.2010]. Palmer, R. 9 (2002) Write in Style: A guide to Good English (2nd ed). London: Routledge Falmer. Peck, J and Coyle, M. (1999) The Student’s Guide to Writing: Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. Palgrave: Basingstoke. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (2008). For Social workers. http://www.gaa.ac.uk/academicinfrastrucutre/benchmark/statments/socialwork08.pdf[online].[4.07.2009]

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