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Academic Development: Academic and Personal Tutoring

Description

Theme:

Personal Effectiveness

Category:

Education and Research

About this course:

This workshop is offered to all staff responsible for tutoring students and will include the following themes:.

- An introduction for academic/personal tutors who are new to role.

- Having effective one-to-one conversations.

- Using the My Progress dashboard to record and support tutor meetings.

- Academic group tutorial curriculum design.

- An introduction to the Health, Wellbeing and Support for Study (HWSS) procedure.

- Focused discussion on student mental health and wellbeing.

It can be requested on a College-wide or discipline-specific basis, depending on numbers.

This means that the workshop can be tailored to include the elements most relevant to Tutors in those areas.

Learning outcomes:

The Intended Learning Outcome of the workshop may vary based on request, but typically as a result of attending you will able to:.

- Discuss the roles and responsibilities of Academic/Personal Tutor and Senior Tutor.

- Apply listening and questioning techniques to practice, further supporting student wellness and development.

- Use the 'My Progress dashboard' to record and support tutor meetings (according to your role).

- Identify strategies for signposting and/or supporting students with wellbeing issues (according to your role).

- Review and select appropriate themes and resources for academic group tutorials (according to your role).

Who should attend this course:

New and existing academic staff.

Presenter(s):

Michelle Trottier (Academic Developer)

Before the course:

Prospective participants will be contacted a week in advance of the workshop with recommended preparation.

The workshop preparation materials and corresponding resources are available from a designated online repository on the Exeter (Virtual) Learning Environment (ELE) at: http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=4886.

Resources:

Resources for this workshop will be made available through the Exeter Learning Environment (ELE):http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=4886.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Academic Development; please contact academicdevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for queries or to request a session for Tutors in your College or discipline.

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