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ECE210 - Child Development 2

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Deakin Learning Centres

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Nicole Downes


Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE110


Must be enrolled in E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour via CloudDeakin per week

Waurn Ponds, Warrnambool and Deakin Learning Centres: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are required to attend a 3 x 2 hour online seminar on Cloud Deakin


This unit will investigate the similarities and differences in childhood development. It will focus on individuals with physical, cognitive, or emotional differences and abilities. It will examine differences created by social structures such as family, class, gender, and culture.

The unit will also examine learning theories and their application to teaching context birth – 12 years. Approaches to catering for children with different developmental needs will be provided for critical reflection and discussion. Major theoretical perspectives and current debates related to development will be examined.


Development autobiography 2000 words 50%

Focus report 2000 words 50%

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