LEARNING JOURNAL ENTRY 2

| December 10, 2015

LEARNING JOURNAL ENTRY 2

Instructions to student

1. The Learning to Learn Journal should be submitted to your subject/course page on Moodle by 18th December
2. It is your responsibility to ensure your file is uploaded correctly.
3. Students are required to retain a copy of each assignment.
4. When an assignment is submitted, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the file is in the correct format and opens correctly.
5. Where the assignment is word processed it should be typed in MS Word, double-spaced, in Times New Roman, portrait page, size 12.
6. Assignments that exceed the word count will be penalised.
7. If the assignment is in another format please adhere to instructions from your lecturer.
8. Students should refer to the assessment regulations in their Course Guide.
9. DBS penalises students who engage in academic impropriety (i.e. plagiarism, collusion and / or copying). Please refer to the referencing guidelines on Moodle for information on correct referencing.
10. All relevant provisions of the Assessment Regulations must be complied with.
Penalties for late submission on assignments are as follows:
25% penalty for assignments submitted within 5 working days of the deadline.
No marks for assignments submitted more than 5 working days after the deadline.
11. Extensions to assignment submission deadlines will be granted in exceptional circumstances only. The appropriate “Application for Extension” form must be used and supporting documentation (e.g. medical certificate) must be attached. Applications for extensions should be made directly to the Head of Year or Programme Leader in advance of the deadline date.
Note. When you submit your assignment you will be asked to click on a button which will declare the following:
By Submitting this assignment I confirm that I am aware of DBS policy regarding cheating, plagiarism and all other forms of academic impropriety. The coursework submitted is my own or my group’s work, and all other sources consulted have been appropriately acknowledged. I am aware that in the case of doubt an investigation will be held.
12. Include an electronic cover sheet with the following details on the next page.
Electronic Assignment Cover sheet
Please fill out and attach as the first page of Assignment.
Student (s) Number as per your student card:
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Course Title:
Lecturer Name:
Module/Subject Title:
Assignment Title:
No of Words:

Note technical support is available to student between 0930- 1700 hrs only. There is no technical support after 1700 hrs. It is your responsibility to ensure that you allow time to troubleshoot any technical difficulties by uploading early on the due date.

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION

A Learning Log contains your record of your experiences, thoughts, feelings and reflections. One of the most important things it contains is your conclusions about how what you have learnt is relevant to you and how you will use the new information/knowledge/skill/technique in the future.

Answer ALL the questions as honestly as possible.

Student Name/Number: ________________
1. How is learning in college different to learning in second level?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. According to the VAK Learning Styles Self-Assessment Questionnaire what is your major learning style and what implications does this have for your learning in college?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

3. Explain FIVE characteristics of an effective team?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

4. Outline FIVE of the main reasons why groups fail?……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

5. Describe a team role you have taken on in college or in work? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
6. How do you think your role adds/added value to the group task? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

7. According to the MBTI Personality Type Indicator test, what role are you likely to play in a team? Do you agree with this?………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

8. What do we mean by Time Management and why is it important for third level students? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
9. Describe a time you had trouble meeting a deadline? What did you do? How did your behaviour affect the situation?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

10. Describe some time management techniques that you could use to help you manage your time more effectively?………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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