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|Offered at:||(B) (G,X-WEXP) (W,X-WEXP)|
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses E420 and E421 only)|
|Unit chair:||A Morrissey|
|Contact hours:||The Early Childhood Course at Burwood (City Program) requires the students to attend on a weekly basis i.e. Full-time students attend on a Thursday and Friday throughout the trimester, and Part-time students attend on a Friday throughout the trimester. The students undertaking the Rural Program out of Geelong and Warrnambool undertake the majority of their studies off-campus but attend Intensives 3 times a trimester for 2 days (Full-time students) and 1 day (Part-time students).|
Drawing upon theories relating to early childhood education, child development and the relationship between the environment and child learning, this unit explores the key characteristics of creative, supportive and responsive learning environments. Through the unit students will acquire skills to support the design, construction and management of diverse indoor and outdoor learning environments that are able to respond to the specific needs of diverse individual learners, and their families.
Task 1: Reflective observation tasks of specific early childhood learning environments (Two assessments 15% and 15%).
Task 2: (Two assessments 30% and 40%)
Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.