FLD201A Assessment

Microsoft Word – FLD201A_Assessment 2 Brief_Learning Portfolio_Week 12 [99856].docx


Subject code
Name of assessment

Submission Date:

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Assessment Brief

Bachelor of Applied Social Science

Fieldwork for Community Service Workers 1 and Counselling 1 FLD201A
Assessment 2: Learning Portfolio

End of week 12, Sunday 11:55 pm

75 75%

Length2500 words
Learning outcomes addressed by this assessment:B, C, D, E
Assessment brief summary:Students are required to develop and submit a Learning Portfolio

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Assessment Description:

Students are required to complete a learning portfolio to be submitted at the end of placement. Up to 7 hours of placement time can be allocated to this assessment.

The portfolio will include:
1. Learning contract
2. Agency profile and one page description of organization in point form
3. List of agencies, resources and networks associated with the agency.
4. Reflection on learning experience (report described below) –1500 words 5. Summary and reflection of supervision experience – 500 words
6. Placement Performance Report (forms provided on pages 3+4 of this brief)

Write a 1500 word report on how you undertook the achievement of the outcomes and how you would rate your achievement of these outcomes in your “Self‐Directed Learning
Contract”, this should include:

  1. Why you chose your objectives.
  2. The way you sought to carry out the objectives.
  3. Any struggles you faced in the achievement of the objectives.
  4. How you overcame these struggles or did not, as the case may be.
  5. What resources you considered available to you through the placement organisation.
  6. What the main themes were that emerged for you during your placement.
  7. How you considered your performance over your placement.
  8. How the placement has developed you personally and professionally.
  9. What career options/directions the placement has given you.

You might like to consider the relationships that you have developed over the course of your placement both with clients (if you had any) and colleagues, and how this has had a bearing on some of the above.

Marking Criteria:

Inclusion of all components as listed in the manual 10 Critical reflection of learning experience showing a high level of self‐awareness 20 Concise summary of supervision experience 15 Coherent presentation of ideas 10 Expression and style 10 Spelling / grammar 10

Total 75

To what extent did the assessment demonstrate the following?Max in CategoryYour score


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Placement Performance Report

Student Supervisor Placement/Organisation




Intern performs exceptionally at all times, at the level of a

Intern performs at the level expected of a student

Intern is not safe to practise in this area independently





Very Poor

qualified practitioner

GoodIntern performs above the level expected of a student
PoorIntern performs below expected level in some areas
NANot Applicable

Scale: Excellent (E), Good (G), Adequate (A), Poor (P), Very Poor (VP), Not Applicable (NA)


1. Understood the placement organisation’s objectives
2. Communicates assertively and responsibly
3. Functions effectively in a helping team
4. Able to offer respectful feedback
5. Establishes appropriate boundaries in working relationships
6. Able to work well independently
7. Shows initiative

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8. Demonstrated competence in skills promoting a ‘working alliance’ with a client or group of clients e.g. empathy, summarizing
9. Communicated lucidly and succinctly in speech and writing
10. Ethical in practice
11. Demonstrated respect and appreciation for issues of gender, culture, religion, ethnicity, age status and sexual preference

Additional comments: __________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________

Agency/Site Supervisor’s Signature: …………………………………………………………………

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What we want to see:

Formatting: The assessment MUST be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word format. Other formats may not be readable by markers. Please be aware that any assessments submitted in other formats will be considered LATE and will lose marks until it is presented in Word.

What we don’t want to see:

Plagiarism: All sources of information need to properly be acknowledged. Please refer to the plagiarism website on blackboardi. By clicking the ‘Upload this file’ button you acknowledge that you have read, understood and can confirm that the work you are about to submit complies with the Flexible and Online plagiarism policy as shown in the JNI Student Handbook. Like other forms of cheating plagiarism is treated seriously. Plagiarising students will be referred to the Program Manager.

Word Count: Marks will be deducted for failure to adhere to the word count – as a general rule you may go over or under by 10% than the stated length.

Late Submissions: Students are advised that any submissions past the due date incur a 10% penalty per day, calculated from the total mark e.g. a task marked out of 30 will incur 3 marks penalty per day.

No submission: Students must attempt all tasks to be eligible to pass the unit. Resources Available to YOU:

  1. Academic writing guide link
    https://laureate- au.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/content/listContent.jsp?course_id=_20163_1&c ontent_id=_2498847_1&mode=reset
  2. Writing & referencing: The link to the Learning and Academic Skills Unit (LASU) is on the left pulldown menu on the blackboard home page: https://laureate- au.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/content/listContent.jsp?course_id=_20163_1&c ontent_id=_2498847_1&mode=reset
    LASU also provides a series of academic skills tutorials. Please contact Caroline Spaans ([email protected], 02 949 232 14).

i https://laureate‐ au.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/content/listContent.jsp?course_id=_20163_1&content_id=_2498858_1&mode=reset

3. Researching: A guide to researching is available on the library page http://library.think.edu.au/research_skills/.
Please contact the online and Pyrmont librarian for Health, Dawn Vaux ([email protected]) if you would like further help or a tutorial on how to do research this way.

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