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ECE761 - Early Childhood Pedagogy, Curricula and Programmes

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

* Waurn Ponds (Geelong) offered in intensive mode

Enrolment modes:

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

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



Must be enrolled in course E760

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Waurn Ponds: 3 x 3 hour intensives, learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


Students will examine past and present early childhood theorists and contexts to determine the manner and extent to which ideas about childhood, children and teaching have been influential in shaping the practice of early childhood educators. The unit investigates the ways in which children’s prior experiences shapes their interactions with their environments; it outlines the key characteristics of creative environments; and it provides opportunities for students to work with diverse media and materials in the construction of creative and rich learning environments.


Task 1 50% Critical reflection on a curriculum model.

Task 2 50% Planning and evaluation of a learning environment.

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.

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