ECE210 - Child Development 2
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE110
Students must be enrolled in course E330
Burwood: 1 x 1 hour of CloudDeakin per week, 1 x 2 hour face-to-face Seminar per week.
Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend a 3 hour face-to-face intensive per month.
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.
Task 1: Developmental Autobiography, 60%, 2400 words
Task 2: Focus Report, 40%, 1600 words