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 designing interventions.
|Unit name||Supporting Disengaged Students|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Jeffrey Thomas|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain theoretical foundations, practice and research surrounding student engagement and disengagement
- Identify elements of student engagement using a variety of sources
- Design educational plans to maximise student engagement
- Communicate professionally and effectively across a variety of 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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|Assessment||AT1: Student Engagement Snapshot (20%)|AT3: Personalised Reengagement Plan (50%)|AT2: Student Engagement Interview (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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