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A Mobile Toolkit for Placement Learning

Zhang, Pei, Millard, David, Wills, Gary, Howard, Yvonne, Faulds, Sue, Gilbert, Lester and Sparks, Dan (2008) A Mobile Toolkit for Placement Learning At The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Spain. 01 - 05 Jul 2008.

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Students whose professional qualifications are gained through work placement-based learning are assessed as to their competency to carryout tasks. These students are usually supported by mentors, qualified practitioners who regularly meet with them and give feedback on their progress. This support can be highly variable, affecting the quality of the students’ learning experience. Through a process of co-design the mPLAT project has created a mobile toolkit to connect students’ placement experiences with the professional competency model that they are assessed against. The toolkit does this by matching their learning requirements to a placement and producing an Action Plan that acts as a focus for their reflection and for their meetings with their mentors.

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Published date: March 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: July 1st- July 5th, 2008
Venue - Dates: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Spain, 2008-07-01 - 2008-07-05
Keywords: mobile, work placement, competency
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 265371
PURE UUID: 769d1a4c-1087-4e93-bbfa-0bfd13aea743
ORCID for David Millard: ORCID iD
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 01 Apr 2008 09:36
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:27

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Author: Pei Zhang
Author: David Millard ORCID iD
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: Yvonne Howard
Author: Sue Faulds
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Dan Sparks

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