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ECP127 - Professional Experience 1 (0-2 Years)

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

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

Llewellyn Wishart

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will also be required to attend a 10 day professional experience placement and 3 x 3 hour intensives.

Content

This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth to two years of age. In a professional experience placement, 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 National Quality Framework legislative and regulatory requirements,  including the child care accreditation requirements  and National and Victorian Curriculum documents in the context of teaching, learning and care for children from birth to two years of age.

Assessment

Task 1: Reflective Journal, 1600 words, 40%

Task 2: Critical Analysis Model, 2400 words, 60%

Hurdle Requirement: Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit

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