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Unit details

ECE308 - Young Children's Movement and Music

Year2014 unit information
Offering information:

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

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 2014 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
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:ECE309
Incompatible with:

Nil

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).

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$604$2380$2535

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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