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ECP226 - Professional Teaching Practice and Child Study (0-3 Years)

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

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

ECP127

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend a 10 day professional experience placement and 3 x 3 hour intensives.

Content

This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth to two years of age. In a professional experience placement, 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 National Quality Framework legislative and regulatory requirements,  including the child care accreditation requirements, and National and Victorian Curriculum documents in the context of teaching, learning and care for children from birth to two years of age.

Assessment

Task 1: Critical Reflective Journal, equivalent to 2500 words

Task 2: Report 20%, equivalent to 2500 words

Task 3: Child Study, equivalent to 3000 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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