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2018/19 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

ARCS3201 International Work Based Learning

10 creditsClass Size: 10

Module manager: Ann Westmoreland
Email: A.Westmoreland@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Sep to 28 Feb View Timetable

Year running 2018/19

Pre-requisite qualifications

Successful completion of year 2 of BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

This module is mutually exclusive with

ARCS3203Focused Professional Practice

Module replaces

HECS 3201

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This module involves a short international placement of 2/3 weeks which allows the student to experience imaging practice on an international placement. It will give the student the opportunity to experience the effect of culture on imaging practice as well as furthering their own organisational and management skills.

Objectives

The aim of this module is to provide the student with the exciting opportunity to apply learning in a work-based situation on an international placement. It will allow them to investigate the organisation and delivery of imaging in a chosen area of practice within a different health care system.

It will provide an excellent opportunity to develop self management and work based learning skills in an international context. The learning and teaching methods are based on increasing student independence in learning and in professional practice.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. analyse professional practice within the UK and the international placement
2. evaluate and compare a particular area of practice its use and effectiveness in the UK and international placement country.
3. investigate the effects different cultures have on professional imaging practice;
4. analyse imaging skills in an area of practice in an international placement under supervision

Skills outcomes
On successful completion of this module the student will have:
improved their self management skills
improved their imaging practice skills
widened their problem solving skills in an international context
improved their negotiating and project management skills
developed forms of communication where there is a language and/or cultural barrier and increased their ability to identify appropriate literature (health, clinical, cultural and general) through searching databases and the Internet.


Syllabus

This module will give the student the opportunity to apply learning in a work-based situation on an international placement. It will allow them to investigate the organisation and delivery of imaging in their chosen area of practice within a different health care system. The module will allow the student to analyse the literature to provide an informed decision on best practice.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Placement337.5056.00
Lecture12.002.00
Seminar22.004.00
Tutorial31.003.00
Private study hours35.00
Total Contact hours65.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Information and literature searching of databases (7hrs)
Reading (7hrs)
Tutorial preparation (3hrs)
Assessment preparation (25hrs)

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Individual tutorials will enable specific support and guidance to be given on progress as well as on preparation for the summative assessment.
Completion of daily monitoring forms when the students are on the international placement.
Regular contact with international colleagues to monitor student progress and the student experience.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2,500 words100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 12/12/2018 10:48:53

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