ECE703 - Early Childhood Language, Literacy and Mathematics

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Commencing 2021
Trimester 1: Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students commencing in 2020 must be enrolled in course E761 or E764 

Prerequisite:

Students must pass 4 units in total:
3 units EEE754, EEE755, EEE756, plus 1 unit from EPR751, EPR761 or EPR771

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECE762, ECE764

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In Person Attendance Requirements
Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchoronous sessions during the placement.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, independent study and 1 x 3 hour scheduled face to face workshop per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks).

 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks)

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in CloudDeakin throughout the trimester.

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

 

Content

This unit examines how young children (birth – 5 years) develop language and literacy skills, and it also identifies the important relationship between these and mathematics learning. The Unit develops critical understanding of the influence of family and community contexts on children’s acquisition of language, literacy and mathematics; pedagogical strategies for addressing and promoting children’s learning in these areas; activities and programming for language, literacy and mathematics learning; identifying and utilising appropriate resources to further language, literacy and mathematics development with children birth to five years in early childhood settings.

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