Task 2. Weight: 35% of the overall mark for this assignment
Self Organised Learning:. In the seminar in Week 6 (Wednesday, 25th February 11 am -17:30 pm, visit to Greenfield Community College) in your teams you will be invited to get involved in learning about a topic given to you in the seminar. You will be allowed to use the Internet freely and research the topic given to you as a team and present the outcome of your work at the end of the seminar.
For the writer to reference:
There are five people in my group, three Chinese girls and 2 British boys, discussed two Topics (Not the original words, but same means):
1. Why people (couples) separate even thought they’ve tried hard to keep their relationship.
Group discuss result:
Their families didn’t agree this relationship
The third party get involved (One of them can’t help and fell in love with others)
2.Why some new companies collapse in one night.
Group Discuss result:
(We take a company as an example, blackberry)
Lack of foresight
Lack of creativities
Lack of target market….
As part of your individual portfolio you need to provide a reflective account of the personal mastery and team learning skills you used to work effectively in the team; your personal experience of working in the team in the context of a Self Organised Learning Environment (SOLE) 1?.The mark for this part will be given for
Successful team work and completion of the task in the seminars in week 6 :?(25th February 11 am -17:30 pm) to
include:?1. Use of personal mastery and team learning skills and practices to enhance the effectiveness of team work. 10%.?2. Clear articulation of the outcome of your work in a short 5 minute presentation at the end of the seminars 5%
A Reflective account (15%) of the personal mastery and team learning skills and practices you used to work effectively in the team and your personal experience of working in the team; in the context of a Self Organised Learning Environment (SOLE) (maximum 900 words)
A Reflection on the suitability of Self Organised Learning Environments in promoting creativity in organisations (5%) (maximum 200 words)
Nature of the submission required:
Expected size of the submission:?Please refer to each individual task as outlined in the Instruction to Students
Learning Outcomes tested in this assessment (from the Module Descriptor):
– Rigorously apply holistic thinking, organisational learning and knowledge creation principles in practice and reflect on the impact of such practice;?- Critically reflect on the value of the Systemic (Holistic) Thinking approach to problem exploration and decision making in organisations;?- Critically examine the ways in which the theories of the learning organisation and knowledge creation contribute to enhancing decision making and innovation in organisations.
————————————————————————–?1 Here we refer to Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLE) as defined by Sugata Mitra
Below 40%?40%-50%?50%-60%?Requirement: reflective, clear and focused on the requirements of the assessment as outlined in each individual task, shows understanding and evidence of use of material covered.
Failing to provide enough evidence of understanding and personal reflection; Provision of partial evidence of understanding and personal reflection; Provision of sufficient understanding and personal reflection;
60%-70% Provision of rigorous understanding and personal reflection;?Requirement: rigorous reflection, i.e. well-developed argument (all statements are justified), clear and focused on the requirements of the assessment, in depth understanding and evidence of use of material covered.
Above 70% Provision of rigorous understanding and personal, creative interpretation.?Requirement: original, creative, rigorous reflection, i.e. well-developed argument (all statements are justified), clear and focused on the requirements of the assessment, in depth understanding and evidence of use of material covered, independent learning and creative interpretation)
The marks that are awarded to answers will take account of the standard of referencing. For your purposes, the acceptable form of referencing written work is the Harvard System. Refer to Northumbria University central library’s booklet “Cite Them Right” if you are unclear as to the meaning of this requirement. Do not depend entirely on ‘the web’ for your references; it is expected that you also use journals and textbooks.
You must adhere to the university regulations on academic conduct. Formal inquiry proceedings will be instigated if there is any suspicion of misconduct or plagiarism in your work. Refer to the University’s regulations on assessment if you are unclear as to the meaning of these terms. The latest copy is available on the university website.
You should ensure that you retain a copy of your assignment for your own records