Rights and responsibilities of learning assistant

By fulfilling these rights and responsibilities, learning assistants play a vital role in supporting both students and instructors, enhancing the overall educational experience, and ensuring a productive and engaging learning environment.


Access to Course Materials:

  • Right to access all necessary course materials and resources to effectively support student learning.
  • Right to receive updates on any changes to the course content or schedule.

Communication with Instructors:

  • Right to communicate directly with instructors regarding course-related matters.
  • Right to participate in meetings and discussions with instructors to align on learning objectives.

Support and Training:

  • Right to receive appropriate training and support to perform their duties effectively.
  • Right to request additional guidance or resources from instructors or administration when needed.

Feedback Mechanism:

  • Right to provide feedback on teaching methods and course content to help improve the learning experience.
  • Right to suggest improvements based on their observations and interactions with students.

Recognition and Respect:

  • Right to be treated with respect by instructors, students, and peers.
  • Right to recognition for their contributions to the educational process.

Facilitating Learning:

  • Responsible for assisting students with understanding course material and concepts.
  • Responsible for providing additional explanations and examples to clarify difficult topics.

Supporting Student Engagement:

  • Responsible for encouraging active participation and engagement from students.
  • Responsible for facilitating group discussions and activities to enhance learning.

Monitoring Student Progress:

  • Responsible for monitoring student progress and identifying those who need extra support.
  • Responsible for reporting any concerns about student performance to the instructor.

Technical Assistance:

  • Responsible for helping students navigate online learning platforms and tools.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting basic technical issues and directing more complex problems to the appropriate support team.

Maintaining Academic Integrity:

  • Responsible for promoting and upholding academic integrity and honesty.
  • Responsible for ensuring that students understand and adhere to academic policies and guidelines.

Providing Feedback:

  • Responsible for providing constructive feedback to students to help them improve their work.
  • Responsible for communicating student feedback and performance reports to instructors.

Resource Management:

  • Responsible for managing and distributing additional learning resources as needed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all resources are used appropriately and effectively.

Conflict Resolution:

  • Responsible for addressing minor conflicts or issues among students and escalating more serious problems to the instructor.
  • Responsible for fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Time Management:

  • Responsible for reminding students of their learning schedules and assignment deadlines.
  • Responsible for receiving admission requests and facilitating communication between students and SIMI Swiss.
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