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ECE763 - Science and Environmental Awareness

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Campbell
Campus contact:

C Campbell (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

W Jobling (Burwood (Melbourne))




Must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


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

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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