Professional Experience EC 2 (EDEC3006)

UNIT OF STUDY

This is the second of four Professional Experience units in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood ). This unit focuses on caregiving and education for infants and toddlers in a birth-2 years settings. It focuses on observing and documenting the development of infants and toddlers across all domains and the design and preparation of quality learning experiences to meet care-giving and learning outcomes in consultation with families. Students complete 15 days of Professional Experience (plus lead-up visits days) with children aged birth to 2 years in an early childhood setting. During this period they will also undertake a number of administrative and leadership tasks linked to EDEC3004 Management & Administration in EC.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 9 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 9 wks, 3x1-day lead-up visits, 15-day professional experience

Assessment

1000wd planning report (30%) and portfolio (40%) and 1000wd reflection report (30%) and satisfactory professional experience (mandatory)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points including 48 credit points of Early Childhood Curriculum and Professional Studies units

Corequisites

EDEC3004

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