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|Unit chair:||A Morrissey|
Must be enrolled in course E760
3 hours per week or equivalent
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
Students will examine past and present early childhood theorists and contexts to determine the manner and extent to which ideas about childhood, children and teaching have been influential in shaping the practice of early childhood educators. The unit investigates the ways in which children’s prior experiences shapes their interactions with their environments; it outlines the key characteristics of creative environments; and it provides opportunities for students to work with diverse media and materials in the construction of creative and rich learning environments.
Task 1 50% Critical reflection on a curriculum model.
Task 2 50% Planning and evaluation of a learning environment.
Hurdle Task 1 - Reflection on outdoor learning environments and participation in DSO discussion.
Hurdle Task 2 -
Option A: Attendance at a Gowrie 'Theory into Practice' Session
Option B: Infant/Toddler Environmental Checklist
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.