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ECE411 - Valuing Experience: Professional Advocacy

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

To enrol in this unit, please contact Student Services team

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Professional experience placement

Trimester 2: Professional experience placement

Trimester 3: Professional experience placement

Credit point(s):1
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses E420 or E421 only)
Unit chair:

Cathy Roy

Prerequisite:

Completion of all level 3 units (12 units in total)

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit will give students industry experience related to the early childhood profession. Students will find appropriate placements in settings where they can learn more about and/or practice professional advocacy. These include state, regional, and cluster offices; professional associations; union offices, child care or kindergarten management committees or parent and community organisations; local and regional press offices; TAFE and other RTO providers; health and social advocacy agencies; professional networks; parent associations; and migrant services.

Placements need to be approved as being able to provide work experience that will help broaden your knowledge of, and experience with professional advocacy. The experience needs to be outside your normal workplace and any centre that you own or manage.

Assessment

Assessment will consist of 2 hurdle requirements.

Hurdle Requirement:

Students will submit for approval, a short proposal outlining their placement details. On completion of the placement, the nominated placement supervisor will provide a letter acknowledging attendance and participation for at least 35 hours. Completion of these 2 tasks is sufficient to attain an Ungraded Pass (UP).  

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2526$2691

* 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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