Courses & Units

Re-engaging disengaged students ESM741

Launceston

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 ESM741
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Jeffrey Thomas
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Term 1 Off-Campus International Domestic Domestic

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 9/2/2022 22/2/2022 14/3/2022 14/4/2022

* 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 (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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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
070103 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

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

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