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Unit details

ECE210 - Child Development 2

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

ECE110.

Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 for students enrolled in course E330 only.

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class online per week, 1 x 2 hour face-to-face Seminar per week.

Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: 1 x 1 hour Class online per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar online per week. Students are also required to attend a 3 hour face-to-face intensive per month.

 

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

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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