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ECE308 - Young Children's Movement and Music

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

*Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool offered in intensive mode.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*, Warrnambool*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses E420 and E421 only)
Unit chair:F Phillips


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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).


This unit aims to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the role that music and movement plays in early childhood development and learning. Students will explore the creative use of singing, playing, creating and moving, and develop musical repertoire appropriate for children in their early years.


Three assessment tasks weighted in the following way:

Task 1: ICT Portfolio Item (20%)

Task 2: “Soundmaker” portfolio item and essay (40%)

Task 3: Development of an audio resource with accompanying activities designed for use in a range of early childhood education settings (40%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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