Courses & Units

The Role of Education Support EES161

Introduction

This unit introduces concepts and theories that deepen and broaden your understanding of the professional activity undertaken by education support workers in the classroom. It discusses the practical skills required in work contexts and provides opportunities to critically examine the nature of support for student learning and development. You will develop practical skills in reflection and observation by engaging in tutorials, lectures and on-line activities. This engagement in the activities of the unit will assist you in completing your assessment tasks.

Summary

Unit name The Role of Education Support
Unit code EES161
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Robyn McCarthy
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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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

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • reflect on the application of skills and knowledge as an education support worker in a professional context.
  • articulate understanding of theories underpinning educational practice in relation to education support and evaluate evidence of your own learning.
  • evaluate and discuss a range of strategies and technologies that will assist in supporting student learning.
  • articulate the ways education support workers communicate and collaborate within a professional team.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

ESH161

Teaching

AssessmentPlan (50%)|Reflection (25%)|Essay (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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