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ECE210 - Child Development 2

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:

Bonnie Yim

Prerequisite:

Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE110

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend a 3 hour face-to-face intensive per month.

Content

This unit will investigate the similarities and differences in childhood development. It will focus on individuals with physical, cognitive, or emotional differences and abilities. It will examine differences created by social structures such as family, class, gender, and culture.

The unit will also examine learning theories and their application to teaching context birth – 12 years. Approaches to catering for children with different developmental needs will be provided for critical reflection and discussion. Major theoretical perspectives and current debates related to development will be examined.

Assessment

Task 1: Developmental Autobiography, 60%, 2400 words

Task 2: Focus Report, 40%, 1600 words

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