Roles and Responsibilities of the Educational Assistant

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Welcome to the Roles and Responsibilities of the Educational Assistant course. We hope you find this course interesting, relevant, and engaging.

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Audience: First year students
Course or Module: Course
Language: English
Partner University College of the North
LMS: D2L Brightspace

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Welcome to Roles and Responsibilities of the Educational Assistant!

This course is made possible by a partnership between University College of the North and the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB. The HUB is a resource for the development of fully online courses, blended learning modules, and learning resources.

Course Summary

This course is designed to introduce you to the role of educational assistant in an educational environment. It is the first course in the Educational Assistant program at UCN.

In this course we will explore the skills and attributes required to fulfill the role of educational assistant. We will identify the laws and regulations that govern the responsibilities and behaviours of an education assistant, and we will look at strategies to assist the educational assistant in meeting their goals in inclusive education.

There are 4 modules in this course:

  1. Developing a Professional Persona
  2. Understanding the Legal Responsibilities of the Educational Assistant
  3. Creating Space
  4. Planning for Successful Practice


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