Orientation for Success in Higher Education
Assignment 2: Report & Reflection
Due: 21st May 2021, before 3PM via WebLearn
• Word limit: 900 – 1000 words. You will incur penalties if you exceed the word limit.
• Essay template is available on WebLearn Assessment Details Assignment 2
Illustrate your gained knowledge on career development and reflect on how your assessment results could be applied to the workplace.
Your text font should be Times New Roman in font size 12 and double spaced (2.0)
Your report structure/subheadings are outlined below:
1. Introduction (150-200 words)
You should include a hook, background and an outline.
2. Career development & employability (around 400 words) Choose 2 topics from the table below and then write about:
• What does this mean?
• Why is it important for employability or career development?
• What are some tips or strategies for developing this?
1. Personal Branding
3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
4. Aptitude Testing
You must use citations when using work, ideas and theories that are not yours.
3. Assessment Reflection (around 200 words)
Step 1: Go to this website https://qahecareersonline.careercentre.me
Step 2: Log in using your London Met email and the unique password given to you by the Careers Team (sent to your university email)
Step 3: Click Test Yourself All Assessments
Step 4: Choose ONE of the 14 tests available, take the test and read the results.
In your reflection, you should:
• explain which assessment you chose and why
• summarise the results of the assessment
• explain how you will use these results for career development and at workplace
4. Conclusion You should summarise your work (150-200 words)
5. Bibliography (at least 3 credible reference – not included in the word count)
This assignment is weighted at 40%.
General Level 3/4 o Acquisition of broad knowledge o Evaluate information
o Use information to plan, develop and problem solve
(A) Excellent demonstration of comprehension of the task with evidence of analysis, synthesis, evaluation and critical appraisal
Use of a wide variety of appropriate sources
Transformation of knowledge, independent thinking and development of ideas.
Ability to communicate very clearly and effectively.
Very good evidence of preparation.
Very good organisation, structure and presentation of work – minimal errors Good references, appropriate sources (quality and quantity).
No errors in bibliography or citations.
60-69 (B) Very good demonstration of knowledge and very good comprehension of the task with evidence of analysis, synthesis, evaluation
Use of a wide variety of appropriate sources Transformation of knowledge Independent thinking and development of ideas Ability to communication clearly and effectively Very good evidence of preparation
Very good organisation, structure and presentation of work – minimal errors Good references, appropriate sources (quality and quantity). Minimal or no errors in reference list or citations.
50-59 (C) Adequate – Satisfactory Some analysis but limited
Some insight and exploration of ideas Sound conclusions No significant inaccuracies or omissions
Some analysis, evaluation or synthesis of information
Lacking clarity at times Some evidence of preparation Referencing is sound. Mostly appropriate sources. Numerous errors or inconsistencies
40-49 (D) All learning outcomes met
Competent (practical) May be incomplete in knowledge (some errors or omissions) Insufficient analysis, evaluation or synthesis Limited application of theories/knowledge
An awareness of appropriate principles/theories/techniques
Irrelevance to the task at times
Disorganised work with weak standard of presentation Numerous aberrations
from the requirements of the task
Referencing is attempted although may be inconsistent, many errors, weak sources
(F1) Learning outcomes not met
Little relevant knowledge Lacking structure Numerous errors in structure and form Limited understanding of concepts/theories
No appropriate analysis, evaluation or synthesis Significant inaccuracies/omissions Not competent
Little or no attempt to use references and if so very weak with errors
Fail 0-29 Learning Outcomes not met