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ECI226 - Professional Teaching Practice and Child Study (Birth to 3 Years)

Unit details


2016 unit information

Offering information:

Commences 2017

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Off Shore

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:J Moles



Students must be enrolled in course E331

Incompatible with: ECP226
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth to two years of age. Students will engage with infants and very young children, teachers and families and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes for infants and very young children. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the local/national/international legislative and regulatory requirements, including the accreditation requirements, and curriculum documents in the context of teaching, learning and care for children from birth to three years of age.


Task 1: Online Contribution, 20%, equivalent to 1600 words

Task 2: Reflective Journal, 30%, 2400 words

Task 3: Critical self-review, 50%, equivalent to 4000 words

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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