Key skill assessment: Improving your own learning and performance
Key skill assessment: Improving your own learning and performance

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Key skill assessment: Improving your own learning and performance

8.2 Evidence

The purpose of the evidence you present is to show you can use different ways to learn. This means your example could be an assignment, project report, video recording, etc. that includes activities where you have taken responsibility for when and how you learned, perhaps as part of a distance-learning course (independent learning), and work you have learned using a different approach, perhaps by attending a tutorial, seminar, taking part in an e-conference, workshop, training session with a mentor, line manager, etc. (directed learning).

Wherever possible, try to present only one example of evidence that includes two different ways of learning. (If this is not possible, you should not include more than two examples.) Your example might be an extended essay or assignment that you have completed independently and have also attended a tutorial that covers some of the content. At work, you may have been involved in a project but have taken responsibility to develop or improve an aspect of your work that contributes to the project; for example, presentation skills, learning a new technique using a manual, improving your report writing skills by practice and using skills resources, etc. When you have selected your evidence, put yourself in the position of assessing it and annotate it clearly to show the ways of learning you have used for particular aspects.

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