Self-Assessment, at the End
For each of a set of goals specified at the start of a project (e.g., the goals that define the Phases
and the Reflective Practitioner Goals
), use Plus-Delta Feedback
to take stock by describing two things:
one that reflects what you have achieved well related to this goal, andone you have struggled with or need more help on or want to work further on.
You may have many examples for some items, but one example is enough for a Self-Assessment to inform the planning and conduct of your future projects (see Models from the Past
). To make use of the Self-Assessment at a later date, it may help if, after you have written something for all the items, you mark each goal according to a scheme such as the following:
- ** [two stars = “fulfilled very well”],
- * [one star = “did a reasonable job, but room for more development”], or
- - [minus sign = “to be honest, this still needs serious attention”]
Share the Self-Assessment and the markups with your advisor(s). If there are big discrepancies between their assessment and your Self-Assessment, you should discuss the discrepancies and try to come to a shared understanding so as, again, to inform the planning and conduct of your future projects.