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Unit details

ECI226 - Professional Teaching Practice and Child Study (Birth to 3 Years)

Offering information:

Commences 2016

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2, Trimester 3 2016 Off Shore

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:TBA
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330A

Incompatible with: ECP226

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth to two years of age. Students will engage with infants and very young children, teachers and families and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes for infants and very young children. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the local/national/international legislative and regulatory requirements, including the accreditation requirements, and curriculum documents in the context of teaching, learning and care for children from birth to three years of age.

Assessment

Task 1: Online Contribution, 20%, equivalent to 1600 words

Task 2: Reflective Journal, 30%, 2400 words

Task 3: Critical self-review, 50%, equivalent to 4000 words

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