PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO: REFLECTIVE PAPER

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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO: REFLECTIVE PAPER

How has your understanding of your research study changed since

this module started? This week, you will reflect on the basic

research principles and knowledge that you have acquired in this

module.

This final PDP Assignment aims to build on the knowledge from the

module and apply this to the real world.

This Research Methods module has provided you with an understanding

of the principles and skills needed in order to design and conduct

business management research.

This week’s Personal Development Portfolio activity will enable you

to reflect on your learning and experiences. You will consider how

these concepts will apply to the next step, whether this is relating

to academic research project or any other research that you may

undertake for the investigation of a business problem in your

professional context.

TO PREPARE FOR THIS PDP ASSIGNMENT:

* Reflect on the readings you have encountered in the 8 WEEKS of

this module

* Revisit your PDP submission in WEEK 4

TO COMPLETE THIS PDP ASSIGNMENT:

BY DAY 7 (TUESDAY)

Write a critically reflective paper (1,000 words):

In completing the PDP, now in Week 8 reconsider the questions posed

in Week 4:

* How has the information that you have discussed across the ENTIRE

class, researched and read helped you to understand the practice of

academic research and the type of research skills that you have

developed over your previous modules?

* Have your ideas and views of academic research now changed?

* How has your understanding of academic research and your own

ability to conduct research developed?

* How will you apply what you have learnt so far and overall when

conducting future research?

Additionally, consider:

* What is the importance of ethical conduct in research, and how

might this influence any potential, future research projects that you

undertake?

By DAY 7 (TUESDAY), submit your Personal Development Portfolio to the

Turnitin Link provided.

This assignment is graded. See the rubric for specific grading

criteria.

YOU MUST READ THE ATTACHED TO KNOW WHAT YOU WILL WRITE ABOUT,

FOLLOWING:

MODULE TEXT

Collis, J. & Hussey, R. (2013) _Business Research: A Practical Guide

for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students_. 4th- 3ed. London:

Palgrave-MacMillan.

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