how how do you write about what you do? how do you write about what you don’t know? how do you project into and predict the future? how to begin to find answers?
question answers come from asking yourself some questions.
what what are your core ideas?
what what interests you? why? - consider the evidence can you write this down in a sentence?
why why are you doing it?
what what do you want to achieve? what are you going to do?
what focus on the issues you wish to pursue identify your learning needs define the scope and nature of the study identify access and resource issues
how how do you achieve success? how are you going to achieve the learning outcomes of the unit? how does it relate to the aims and assessment criteria of the unit
practical timetable what can you actually do in the time you are willing to give to the course? – be honest budget how much are you actually willing to spend ? ability do you need to learn new skills ?
content be clear and precise about what it is that you are planning to do think about what you would like to study and how this relates to your practice reference material requirements
words to use knowledge and understanding knowledge recalling important information define repeat record list recall name relate underline comprehension explaining important information translate restate discuss describe recognise explain express identify locate report review tell
words to use intellectual skills application solving closed-ended problems interpret apply employ use demonstrate dramatise practice illustrate operate schedule sketch analysis solving open-ended problems analyse differentiate appraise calculate experiment test compare contrast criticise diagram synthesis creating ‘unique answers to problems compose plan propose design arrange assemble organise manage prepare collect evaluation making critical judgements based on a sound knowledge base judge appraise evaluate rate compare revise assess estimate
Starting the process mind mapping - making connections what is it that you do?
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