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Student Tutoring (5 cr)

Code: ZZ00BM06-3004

General information


Timing

13.02.2023 - 30.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 - 5

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Teacher in charge

Eeva Vissel

Objective

The students
- are able to act as peer tutors for the new students of JUA during their studies
- can support new students in creating social networks and adjusting to the community of JUA
- are able to create group dynamics
- can recognize life-management problems, learning difficulties, and react to them
-can identify initial problems caused by a new environment, and have the tools needed to solve them.

Content

The study module divides into four parts:
- Lectures, training and team meetings which introduce the basic tasks of a tutor, the JAMK Student Guidance System, the guidance need of the degree students and the current issues of students.
- Student-led small group guidance. The student plans and carries out small groups for one’s own degree programs first year students. Small group meetings’ subjects are related to well-being and studying.
- Peer tutoring in practice. The main tasks of a peer tutor are helping the new students during the entrance examinations and orientation week as well as throughout the new students first year. Tutors task is also to recruit the new tutors.
- Optional tutoring, each tutor gets to spend 27 hours to the kind of tutoring that they find interesting. It can be sport or marketing tutoring, helping with free time activities organized by the student union or other separately agreed projects.

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Course material will be presented at the lectures and put to Moodle workspace.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

Participating into the study modules sections is a prerequisite to complete the study module:
- Participating into the training and pre-assignments (30%)
- Tutoring and tasks of representing (70%)

Student workload

- Training, lectures and meetings 39 h
- Small group guiding 12 h
- Peer tutoring 57 h
- Optional tutoring 27 h
- Total of 135 hours.

Further information

Enrollment to this study module cannot be made via Peppi. A recruitment will be organized in January for the study module and all the applicants will be interviewed. Students chose to this study module will be lifted to Peppi separately. More information about the recruitment www.jamko.fi.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

The student knows how to utilize information and skills defined in the learning competences when acting as peer supporter. Student attends the lectures and completes the hours mentioned in the section “Student Workload in Hours”. The reporting is done according to JAMK’s reporting instructions as well as the instructions given at the lectures.

The study module is graded as Pass/Fail, marked as “S (Pass)” and “0 (Fail)”.
If the student does not meet the minimum criteria set for the course, the grade is 0 (Fail).

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

The student knows how to utilize information and skills defined in the learning competences when acting as peer supporter. Student attends the lectures and completes the hours mentioned in the section “Student Workload in Hours”. The reporting is done according to JAMK’s reporting instructions as well as the instructions given at the lectures. The study module is graded as Pass/Fail, marked as “S (Pass)” and “0 (Fail)”. If the student does not meet the minimum criteria set for the course, the grade is 0 (Fail).

Qualifications

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