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Early Childhood Professional Internship - EDMT6009

This unit enables students to experience the professional work of early childhood teachers over a sustained period of 36 days in an early childhood setting. With the guidance of a Supervising Teacher, students will consolidate and apply their knowledge, skills and understandings of early childhood teaching and learning. The student will assume substantive teaching responsibility and related duties within an early childhood program in collaboration with a qualified early childhood teacher. The student will also consolidate their appreciation of teacher research by engaging in a Professional Research Project focused on their own practice and professional development (as approved by the University and centre). The student normally assumes a teaching load equivalent to 60% of a normal weekly teaching load from week 3. This is usually spread over four days. The fifth day is spent planning, evaluating and documenting teaching, undertaking on-campus internship and EDMT6010 research workshops.

Classes
1x1hr weekly tutorial for 8 weeks and linked 2-day early childhood education conference and linked EDMT6010 professional research workshops

Assessment
Assessment of skills: Professional knowledge, Professional Practice and Professional Engagement, and the Professional Experience Folder, and Satisfactory Professional Practice

Textbooks
Arthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E., Dockett, S. and Farmer, S. (2015) Programming and Planning in Early Childhood (6th ed.) South Melbourne, Australia: Thompson. Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (2009). Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia. Canberra: DEEWR. MacNaughton, G., and Williams, G. (2009) Teaching Techniques for Teaching Young Children: Choices for theory and practice (3rd end). Frenches Forest NSW. Pearson

Pre-requisites

72 credit points of units

Co-requisites

EDMT6010

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Marianne Fenech
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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