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.
|Unit name||Re-engaging disengaged students|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Jeffrey Thomas|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Term 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- 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|
- 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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|Assessment||Plan (40%)|Critically Appraised Topic (60%)|
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