LUOYY007 Being a tutor in charge 3 ECTS
Organised by
Common Core Studies
Preceding studies
Tutoring 2 ECTS / International tutoring 2 ECTS
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017
SISYY007 Being a tutor in charge 3 ECTS

General description

The course unit is intended for students at the University of Tampere who act as tutors in charge of Finnish or international students in their student organisations.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit, the student
? will understand the importance of peer support
? will know how to describe the central features of university studies
? will be familiar with the degree structure
? will know how to plan, steer and assess the activities of the peer group and his/her own performance as a provider of peer support
? will know the person in charge of study guidance and other study guidance personnel for his/her own degree programme.

Contents

Student tutors act as peer supervisors for new students, helping them find their place as students and members of the student community. The tutor in charge is the peer supervisor of student tutors, planning and coordinating tutoring in cooperation with them.

The tutor in charge plans the initial guidance for new students together with the person in charge of study guidance for the degree programme and the faculty?s Study Services (or participates in the planning of the initial guidance for new students together with the person in charge of study guidance for the degree programme and Study Services).

The tutor in charge participates in the training organised for tutors in charge and tutors. In the training, the students learn, among other things, about the role of tutors and tutors in charge and the guidance provided for students. In addition to this, the tutors in charge will familiarise themselves with

? the curriculum and teaching schedule of the degree programme
? the study guidance plan of the degree programme
? other teaching offered by the university (including language studies).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in the training for tutors and tutors in charge  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English
Organising meetings for tutors  Project / practical work 
In Finnish
In English
Self-reflection (an essay and/or learning diary of about two pages)  Essay 
In Finnish
In English
Completing the feedback survey for tutors in charge  Essay 
In Finnish
In English

Course requirements
? participation in the training for tutors and tutors in charge
? organising meetings for tutors
? self-reflection (an essay and/or learning diary of about two pages)
? completing the feedback survey for tutors in charge.

The tutor in charge must be active in his/her role for at least one calendar year.

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Study materials

Learning material

  • curricula guide
  • teaching schedule
  • guide for tutors
  • tutoring website
  • the study guidance plan for the degree programme

Belongs to following study modules

2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Faculty of Natural Sciences