Academic Development: Higher Education and Learning Plan Essay

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My higher education and learning plan (HELP) directly supports my academic development by providing a structured, high view of my planned studies up until I have achieved my higher education qualification. It allows me to benchmark my actual study progression against a sensible and realistic guide based on my yearly credit aims. By recording the start and finish time of each ‘module’ that comprises my qualification, I can easily ensure there are no conflicting timescales I was not already aware of. Adding the cost to the HELP enables me to calculate the overall cost of my qualification as well as the price of each level of study. The notes section allows me to append any thoughts I have concerning specific modules; for example in my HELP …show more content…
My higher education and learning plan (HELP) directly supports my academic development by providing a structured, high view of my planned studies up until I have achieved my higher education qualification. It allows me to benchmark my actual study progression against a sensible and realistic guide based on my yearly credit aims. By recording the start and finish time of each ‘module’ that comprises my qualification, I can easily ensure there are no conflicting timescales I was not already aware of. Adding the cost to the HELP enables me to calculate the overall cost of my qualification as well as the price of each level of study. The notes section allows me to append any thoughts I have concerning specific modules; for example in my HELP I have noted that I may take a small break from study after my first level 2 module and that I will decide my last 30 credits once old modules have been retired and new choices put in their place. It also allows me to plan in advance for any additional support or materials that I will need for individual modules in my HELP, for example being aware that my next module (T216) doesn’t come with printed resources allows me to purchase them myself, if I believe it will aid my studies. Finally, by using my HELP I can see that my plan of study fits in with the limit imposed by the University, reassuring me that my plan is both coherent and realistic while also falling within external restrictions. My personal development is improved through the
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