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CME3041 : Placement Log Book

  • Offered for Year: 2022/23
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Kamelia Boodhoo
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 2 Credit Value: 5
ECTS Credits: 3.0


To develop skills in good record keeping of placement activities
To develop skills in planning activities and in organising schedule to complete planned activities
To reflect on learning progress

Outline Of Syllabus

Activities recorded whilst on placement will feed directly into the Skills and Knowledge Acquired Report for the MEng Industry.
The log book will also record induction and training activities provided by the employer.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudySkills practice110:0010:00Writing minutes of meetings with industrial supervisor
Guided Independent StudyReflective learning activity140:0040:00Update of blogs on NU Reflect
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The purpose of recording activities using NU Reflect is to keep an accurate diary of activities completed and planned activities on at least a bi-weekly basis.

As the students are away from the University guided independent learning is used for this activity. The module leader is available for consultation about this assessment.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Reflective log2M100Assessment of bi-weekly blog entries recorded on NU Reflect. Each blog entry to be of a maximum of 200 words.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Log book provides evidence of progress and self evaluation throughout the year in industry.

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