Dtlls Study Skills Assignment Essay

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DTTLS STUDY SKILLS
The aim of this essay is to give the reader an overview of the types of study skills necessary for a student to study for and attain a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector. In it I will discuss my personal approach to study and the study skills I need to use on the programme. The essay will highlight the skills I feel are my current strengths and draw attention to the areas I need to develop. I will briefly describe and evaluate some different reflective models and in relation to these explain the type of reflective model I use and how this helps me to understand how I can improve my learning experience and my study skills in order to study more proactively.
I approach my studies with motivation and
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At the start of this DTLLS course I completed a Skills Self-Assessment Audit (see appendix 2). This assessment gave an indication of my level of competence in the following areas; reading, writing, oral communication, teamwork, problem-solving, personal effectiveness, numeracy and information technology. I rated my abilities in the above areas as good and felt confident in being able to achieve good results in those areas. In addition to the skills audit I took an online Literacy and Numeracy test and achieved a level 2 result (see appendix 3). Other strengths include excellent ICT skills, being organised and able to prioritise tasks, independent thinking, note taking, essay writing, good use of the English language and research skills
As the course has progressed and assignments have been completed I have become aware of my strength areas though participation in tasks, reflection and feedback from my tutor. I have used my word processing skills to complete all written work and presented it in the correct format. I have been tasked with two oral communication projects, both of which required me to use
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