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ECE216 - Children's Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education

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:

Llewellyn Wishart

Prerequisite:

Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE116

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Practical per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: Students are required to attend 3 x 3 hour intensives.

 

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.

Content

The unit provides an overview of the theories of development in early childhood (birth to 8 years), with an emphasis on physical activity, physical development and the significant influences on development, health and wellbeing at this stage of the life span. The unit also discusses all the practical measure that early childhood and primary schools need to take in ensuring children’s health and wellbeing in various contexts.

Assessment

Research Journal, 15% 600 words, 

Problem Based Learning Task, 35%, 1400 words

Project/Program Development Task, 50%, 2000 words

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