In this essay I aim to reflect and critically analyse my completion of the learning development plan and to identify how the skills and knowledge that I have gained as a mentor will enable me to lead learning in my area of practice. I will be using the What model of reflection (Driscoll 2000) throughout this essay.
What? - As part of the mentorship module I was required to complete a Learning Development Plan (LDP). Part of the LDP involved writing a lesson plan which was then taught to a student under the supervision of my mentor. A copy of the lesson plan can be found within the LDP. An assessment plan was then used to evaluate the learning that had taken place and to assess the competency of the student. I am …show more content…
Whilst my lesson plan covers all three domains in Bloom’s Taxonomy (1956), the vast portion of my lesson concentrates on the cognitive domain. This revolves around knowledge, comprehension and critical thinking of a particular knowledge. This knowledge is very important to paramedic mentors and students. According to Sibson and Mursell (2010) much of the theoretical knowledge delivered by the education provider will require some form of application and further consolidation in the clinical setting. I feel that I managed to provide this within my lesson as following the theory part of my session, this was then consolidated during the practical session where the student was not only able to learn the skill of intubating but also to enhance their theoretical knowledge