ECE703 - Early Childhood Language, Literacy and Mathematics
2021 unit information
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students commencing in 2020 must be enrolled in course E761 or E764
Students must pass 2 units from: EEE754, EEE755, EEE756, EPR761 or EPR771
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
In Person Attendance Requirements
|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.
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
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.
Unit Fee Information
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