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by nicky leeth
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Welcome Room
Topic: Teething problems
Replies: 2
Views: 4666

referencing in text and the reference list

Hi Kirsty Is it the referencing or the bibliography or the of the content you are not so sure about - the topic is covered well in your materials and you will be looking at restraint , mental health , ethical theories , David Bennet and some other bits Basically as a rule of thumb you are going to d...
by nicky leeth
Wed May 23, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Welcome Room
Topic: Further study skills assessment
Replies: 2
Views: 4918

Re: Further study skills assessment

Great work - so you are nearly there : You take your research from your credible sources (at least 3 sources , it sounds like you have made a lot of notes ) Now you are onto TAQ2 where you are given 700 words to plan your talk - meaning look at the content of the talk & write down what you are going...
by nicky leeth
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Induction
Topic: Head has blown already
Replies: 17
Views: 16540

Re: Head has blown already Planning a Presentation

Hi there Sandrah Hold on to your hats the course will stretch you , that is for sure. So you are working in care already , fantastic that will give you lots of practical experience and working with other professionals . Lets look at the verbal presentation that is a 15 minute talk on a topic that yo...
by nicky leeth
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Planning a Research topic
Replies: 2
Views: 4731

Re: Planning a Research topic

Sorry to hear you are feeling frustrated . It sounds like you are doing brilliantly with the course and so shouldn’t feel this at all .This section is there to help you critically appraise your sources and will help you when you get on to university degree courses TAQ1 has a table and the last table...
by nicky leeth
Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Planning a Research topic
Replies: 3
Views: 11878

Re: Planning a Research topic

Hi There AllthatGlistens The sources you can use could include Government web sites ,teaching web sites , parent help groups for the SEN , google books which may cover the SEN , look at support and therapies available . These all would go in Colum 1 but remember we do not recommend you use Wiki as a...
by nicky leeth
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Study Skills (English and Maths Level 2 and Study Skills level 3)
Topic: Ethics in Restraint Essay
Replies: 14
Views: 30352

Re: Ethics in Restraint Essay

Conclusion Great to see that you have spent time on this essay . It really does pay off . To concluded /sum up go back to the title - from the evidence that has been presented in the essay is it morally right to retrain someone who is a danger to themselves or other people? If it is right to do this...
by nicky leeth
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Study Skills (English and Maths Level 2 and Study Skills level 3)
Topic: Ethics in Restraint Essay
Replies: 14
Views: 30352

Re: Ethics in Restraint Essay

Hi there First start with the key words that we are looking for in the essay - go to your title underline the words- that is TAQ1: those words set the scene: Ethics , Treatment . mental health , Restraint Second - start researching the ideas - what is restraint - what do we mean by ethics -Have a lo...
by nicky leeth
Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Study Skills (English and Maths Level 2 and Study Skills level 3)
Topic: My CV
Replies: 2
Views: 4714

Re: My CV

Hi Napstar A really good point to make , there are students like yourself who have strong CVs out there . You recall that when you apply for a new role the advice always is apply for the job. So we would like learners to consider the role and the degree course that they aim to study for: then identi...
by nicky leeth
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Study Skills (English and Maths Level 2 and Study Skills level 3)
Topic: TAQ2 Preparing a presentation
Replies: 4
Views: 5923

Re: TAQ2 Preparing a presentation

I hope this information helps , we have agonised about where the word count should be directed and have decided that you can have 900 words for the "presentation" If you decide to complete a handout for your listeners then that will eat into your word count , if you use flash cards there may be only...
by nicky leeth
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Social Sciences & Psychology
Topic: Good basic book - cheap price
Replies: 0
Views: 13202

Good basic book - cheap price

A few of you have highlighted that the Works bookshop have a good Psychology book called The Psychology Book for £4.99 it is a good basic book and worth a £5
by nicky leeth
Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Induction
Topic: Taq 3 English essay child poverty in Britain why should we act?
Replies: 15
Views: 24411

Re: Taq 3 English essay child poverty in Britain why should we act?

First thing would be to print out things , get a cuppa and start reading through everything . Basically you will see a story emerging, allowing you to structure your knowledge. TAQ 1 is the bit where you look at some sources and decide if they are opinion based or contain facts , sometimes this is b...
by nicky leeth
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Induction
Topic: ENG LEVEL 2 TAQ1 child poverty in britian
Replies: 2
Views: 5501

Re: ENG LEVEL 2 TAQ1 child poverty in britian

Sorry to hear that the table is not something you are finding useful . The criteria asks that you are able to recognize whether a source is factual or opinion based and putting it in a table makes it easy for some people to actually see if they have missed out any information . The plan for the essa...
by nicky leeth
Tue May 26, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: placement mod
Replies: 1
Views: 4257

Re: placement mod

Hello Your preamble is where you really set the scene for us readers so we need to know about:- the school , the number of children , the catchment area, the ethnic mix , the number of children with English as a second or even a third language (ESOL) , a brief summary of the Ofsted report , then you...
by nicky leeth
Mon May 18, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: reflective account 4 (placement mod)
Replies: 2
Views: 4901

Re: reflective account 4 (placement mod)

I think the example you have given is an excellent scenario , I think you could not really have predicted that this was going to happen . It gives you a perfect opportunity to think about why this occurred, how to manage the incident if it were to occur in a future class situation Let you subject tu...
by nicky leeth
Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Welcome Room
Topic: New to DLC?
Replies: 464
Views: 257219

Re: New to DLC?

Welcome Paul . Great to see you have a realistic time frame to complete your work , it is never easy studying around work and other commitments but with determination and a routine it is possible. It is good to see you on the forum .

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