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ECE761 - Early Childhood Pedagogy, Curricula and Programmes

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Morrissey



Must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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