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ECE115 - Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Past and Present

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Trimester 1: Nicole Downes

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour of CloudDeakin per week.

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

Content

During this Unit, students will undertake a journey of understanding, critically evaluating the ongoing development of early childhood education in Australia. Some international developments will also be appraised. This will enable students to develop comprehensive knowledge about the principles of practice embedded within legislative, regulatory practices and curriculum documents. Students will be able to critique and discuss these in relation to contemporary contexts of learning and teaching and society.

Assessment

Task 1 - Literature Critque, 400 words, 10%

Task 2 - Flow Chart, 1600 words, 40%

Task 3 - Critical Analysis and Reflection, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2526$2730

* 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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