ECP228 - Professional Experience 3 (3-5 Years)
Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Warrnambool
|Unit chair:||J Moles|
Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 & ECP227 for students enrolled in course E330 only.
Students must be enrolled in course E330
3 hours per week
Students will undertake 20 days of supervised teaching practice in an educational setting for children from three to five years of age.
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.
This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from 3-5 years of age and apply theories of child development in practical contexts. In a supervised practicum, students will observe and engage with young children, teachers and families and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes for 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 3-5 years of age.
Task 1: Reflective Journal, 40%, 1600 words
Task 2: Critical self-review, 60%, 2400 words
Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the Professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.