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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:

Anne-Marie Morrissey

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

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.

Content

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.

Assessment

Task 1, 2000 words, 50%

Task 2, 2000 words, 50%

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