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ECE370 - Advanced Management of Children's Behaviour

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 2014 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Laskey
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hours per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit aims to introduce developmentally responsive approaches to the promotion of prosocial behaviours in early childhood and primary settings. Students are encouraged to explore children's behaviour as communication and to develop strategies and environments which support children's emerging capacities for self-regulation. Topics include: the major dimensions of social-emotional development, for example, temperament, attachment, self -concept, empathy, relationships with parents, peers and teachers and the need to actively teach social skills (e.g. turn taking and sharing). Challenging behaviours are explored through the formulation of individualised behaviour management plans based on observation, analysis and interpretation and the use of positive strategies and educational planning in a manner which fosters children's ability to self-regulate in early childhood and school settings.

Assessment

Task 1: Review of reading, 40%, 1000-1250 words

Task 2: Application: Individualised Behaviour Plan, 50%, 2000 words

Task 3: Class Participation, 10%, 750 words

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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