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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC3966 Who do you think you are? Exploring Learning Identities

20 creditsClass Size: 17

Module manager: Anita Collins

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Module replaces

LLLC 3093

This module is approved as a discovery module

Module summary

If you have ever wondered how you come to be the person you are, then this module will be of interest. It should enable you to understand the multi-faceted nature of your identity and how by unpacking the various aspects, a picture of your own learner identity emerges. This then should enable you to better understand learners or others with whom you may work in future.


The module aims to provide an opportunity to explore issues around the construction of identity through taking an interdisciplinary approach. Perspectives will include: psychological, sociological, anthropological, historical and cultural in order to evaluate the significance of these on learner identities. .

Learning outcomes
You will be able to:
Evaluate critically a range of perspectives on identity and their implications for supporting learning;
Understand the key debates in learning and different ways of knowing;
Use interdisciplinary perspectives to understand how identities are constructed;
Evaluate the effect diversity may have on forming identity;
Create an autobiographical report and reflective journal on your learning journey.

Skills outcomes
Critical thinking, critical reflection and academic writing skills

As part of this module, students will develop a range of digital literacy skills. Further details are provided in the module handbook


Explore a range of perspectives on identity and key debates in learning. Use these approaches to understand how learner identities are constructed. You will then create an autobiographical report and reflective journal on your learning journey and identity.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours180.00
Total Contact hours20.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

50 hours Reading
50 hours Essay Writing
40 hours Research
20 hours Blog Writing
20 hours Presentation Preparation

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

There will be ongoing monitoring of student progress throughout the module via student engagement in each seminar & via the VLE.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Report3,500 words70.00
Reflective log1,500 word reflective blog30.00
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: 30/06/2021 16:23:13


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