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ECE114 - Contexts for Learning in Early Childhood Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Morrissey



Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend 3 x 3 hour intensives.


This unit require students to examine early childhood environments and pedagogical approaches through appraising the historical, philosophical and theoretical perspectives that underpin them as contexts for learning. As part of this unit students will undertake the first component of their professional experience program by completing 10 days in a range of early childhood settings under the supervision of qualified early childhood educators to evaluate the connections between theory and practice.


Task 1, 2000 words, 50%

Task 2, 2000 words, 50%

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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