ECP712 - Social, Physical and Emotional Health and Wellbeing
2021 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 2: Cloud (online), CBD*
Students enrolled in course E764 must pass unit ECE761
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour Practical
1 x 3-hour Seminar per week x 8 weeks
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 1-hour scheduled Cloud seminar per week x 8 weeks
2 x 1-hour online assessment seminars (recordings provided)
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
No longer offered Trimester 3 from 2020
This unit explores the theories and related issues in the promotion of well-being through health, movement and physical education in early childhood and primary education. The unit will provide an overview of the theories of development in the early years, with an emphasis on health and well-being issues at this stage of the life span.
The unit is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to critically examine theory, practice and relevant curriculum and regulatory frameworks and apply these to programs that enhance the social, physical and emotional health and well-being of children in the early years. For early childhood education students this also includes an emphasis upon the principles and practices of inclusive education and early intervention.
In evaluating and designing programs, students will critically explore the context for learning in early childhood and primary health education, including an examination of the roles of the learner, family, community and teacher.
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