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Unit details

ECE114 - Contexts for Learning in Early Childhood Education

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2452$2612

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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