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ECE763 - Science and Environmental Awareness

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lihua Xu

Campus contact:

Lihua Xu (Cloud (online))

Wendy Jobling (Burwood (Melbourne))

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Student must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:

ECE402

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit provides students with key pedagogical and theoretical knowledge related to the teaching of science and environmental understandings to children in early childhood educational settings. Students will engage with relevant curriculum documents and develop teaching strategies appropriate to the teaching of science and environmental understanding.

Assessment

1. Probing Children's understandings, 1800 words 30%

2. Teaching for Quality Learning in Science and other disciplines - Research Reports, 3000 words 50%

3. Four seminar/On-line responses, 1200 words 20%

Unit Fee Information

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