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ECE761 - Early Childhood Pedagogy, Curricula and Programmes

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Anne-Marie Morrissey




Must be enrolled in E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Students will examine past and present early childhood theorists and contexts to determine the manner and extent to which ideas about childhood, children and teaching have been influential in shaping the practice of early childhood educators. The unit investigates the ways in which children’s prior experiences shapes their interactions with their environments; it outlines the key characteristics of creative environments; and it provides opportunities for students to work with diverse media and materials in the construction of creative and rich learning environments.


Critical reflection on a curriculum model, 50%

Planning and evaluation of a learning environment, 50%

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