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Curriculum in Early Childhood (EDEC4002)

This unit is designed to enable students to refine and extend their knowledge and skills in planning and implementing curriculum for young children and their families, and to deepen their critical understanding of early childhood pedagogy. Using the principles and practices of the Early Years Learning Framework as the basis of their reflective explorations, students will explore research and practitioner literature on the following aspects of early childhood pedagogy: Reflective practice and building a learning community; Teacher/child relationships and behaviour guidance; Inclusive education; Assessment; Partnerships with families. Students will have the opportunity to develop individual interest projects to deepen their learning, and to work in a learning community within the unit tutorials.

Classes
1x3-hr seminar per wk for 12 wks

Assessment
1500wd group presentation and written summary (30%), 2000wd critical analysis paper (30%) and 2000wd annotated bibliography and handout for educators (40%)

Pre-requisites

138 credit points including EDEC3006

Details

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Amanda Niland
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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