Short Title:Experiential Learning
Full Title:Experiential Learning
Module Code:EXLE H1001
Credits: 5
Field of Study:General Programmes
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Author:SEAN MC HUGH
Module Description:The aims of the component are to: Offer the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained in their course of study in an industrial work-place setting. Facilitate the student in developing the practical competencies and communication skills necessary to function as an effective team member in the work environment. Note:The module will be assessed by 100% continuous assessment and graded on a pass/fail basis
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Apply the skills and knowledge acquired on the academic programme within the workplace.
LO2 Discuss the organisation of the host company/organisation and his/her role within it.
LO3 Discuss the quality assurance procedures in the host enterprise.
LO4 Describe the operational practices within the host enterprise.
LO5 Work as a member of a team and have developed appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Organisational Report 1,2,3,4 25.00 n/a
Reflective Journal n/a 1,5 30.00 n/a
Written Report Monthly Learning Report 1,2,5 25.00 n/a
Presentation Oral Presentation 1,2,3,4,5 20.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Placement It is expected the hours will be used in a block of 5 weeks. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.00

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Stella Cottrell 2010, Skills for Success: The Personal Development Planning Handbook, 2 Ed., Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 0230250181]
  • Christine Fanthome 2004, Work Placements: A Survival Guide for Students, Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 9781403934345]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: Diary Pro - Reflective journal moodle add-on

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