Case Studies, Design Specifications, Problem Questions and Proposals are all types of writing that try to solve problems in the world of work. These assignments help you develop decision-making skills to prepare for your future profession, for example in business, tourism, medicine or nursing.
The Primary Purpose of these assignments is Preparing for Professional Practice.
Try this task to find out more about Preparing for Professional Practice.
What do you mean by Preparing for Professional Practice?
Listen to the discussion between a student (S) and a lecturer (L) and use the words given to fill in the blanks. You can listen to the recording above as many times as you want and you can pause it if you need more time to put the answers into the spaces.
S: So what do you mean by preparing for professional practice?
L: Well, this is the kind of writing that you do when you're solving problems that might really occur in the world of work. If you were, for example, a health professional, or a lawyer, or a business person. You talk about a problem that exists in the workplace and you try to find answers to that problem.
S: So I'm practising things I might do in my job.
L: Yes, that's right.