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ECE370 - Advanced Management of Children's Behaviour

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

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

Nicole Downes

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

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

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit aims to introduce developmentally responsive approaches to the promotion of prosocial behaviours in early childhood and primary settings. Students are encouraged to explore children's behaviour as communication and to develop strategies and environments which support children's emerging capacities for self-regulation. Topics include: the major dimensions of social-emotional development, for example, temperament, attachment, self -concept, empathy, relationships with parents, peers and teachers and the need to actively teach social skills (e.g. turn taking and sharing). Challenging behaviours are explored through the formulation of individualised behaviour management plans based on observation, analysis and interpretation and the use of positive strategies and educational planning in a manner which fosters children's ability to self-regulate in early childhood and school settings.

Assessment

Review of reading, 40%, 1000-1250 words

Application: Individualised Behaviour Plan, 50%, 2000 words

Class Participation, 10%, equivalent to 750 words

Unit Fee Information

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