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*Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool offered in intensive mode
Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*, Warrnambool*
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses E420 and E421 only)|
|Unit chair:||A Morrissey|
The Early Childhood Course at Burwood (City Program) requires the students to attend on a weekly basis i.e. Full-time students attend on a Thursday and Friday throughout the trimester, and Part-time students attend on a Friday throughout the trimester. The students undertaking the Rural Program out of Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool undertake the majority of their studies via Cloud (online) but attend Intensives 3 times a trimester for 2 days (Full-time students) and 1 day (Part-time students).
Drawing upon theories relating to early childhood education, child development and the relationship between the environment and child learning, this unit explores the key characteristics of creative, supportive and responsive learning environments. Through the unit students will acquire skills to support the design, construction and management of diverse indoor and outdoor learning environments that are able to respond to the specific needs of diverse individual learners, and their families.
Task 1: Reflective observation tasks of specific early childhood learning environments (Two assessments 15% and 15%).
Task 2: (Two assessments 30% and 40%)
Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.
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