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Re-engaging Disengaged Students EDP713

Introduction

Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you will have developed a comprehensive understanding of the risk factors that lead to student disengagement, the consequences of disengagement and early school leaving, and the use of data for identification and intervention. You will have developed specialised knowledge on how to apply a range of evidence-based positive strategies at the individual, group and school level.

Summary

Unit name Re-engaging Disengaged Students
Unit code EDP713
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Jeffrey Thomas
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • understand the theoretical foundations and practice and research surrounding disengagement and reengagement.
  • critically reflect on research and practice to inform sound professional judgment, planning and decision making.
  • apply knowledge and skills to design and evaluate programs in different learning and teaching contexts.
  • communicate professionally and effectively across diverse settings and audiences.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

ESM741

Teaching

AssessmentPlan (40%)|Critically Appraised Topic (60%)
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Textbooks

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