To create a self assessment tool that students complete prior to placement experience to reflect on their personal preparation and needs, in order to…
We had funding from the ALPS network (Assessment and Learning in Placement Settings http://www.alps-cetl.ac.uk), and the University of Huddersfield Teaching and Learning Institute. ALPS focus is health and social care, the additional funding and support has meant we have been able to work across all disciplines.
We created a collaboration of students who we employ on a pay by the hour basis; full time computing students doing a sandwich year in our school plus colleagues with an interest in placements and/ or expertise in disability.
We have been designing and refining this self assessment tool since December 2012.
We have created a series of statements that the student self rates against. This leads to feedback including advice, guidance and analysis. Areas identified by students included finance, culture, personal needs, and impairment/ disability.
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