Teaching and Professional Practice 2A

Subject 460-208 (2008)

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Credit Points: 6.250
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One compulsory 1-hour class for Teaching and Professional Practice orientation and 10 days professional practice in a service for infants and toddlers under three years of age
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Teaching and Professional Practice 1B and Learning, Teaching and Play 1A and 1B
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Kay Margetts
Subject Overview:

Students will refine and reflect on their professional practice and increase their level of responsibility in services for children under three years of age. Students will refine skills for communicating with infants, toddlers, parents and staff; documenting and interpreting observations of child behaviour; planning and evaluating developmentally appropriate experiences and learning environments for infants and toddlers individually and in small groups; implementing appropriate guidance strategies; and maintaining a safe, healthy environment for children. In the final week, students will plan and implement programs for half-days.

Assessment: Ten days of satisfactory Teaching and Professional Practice experience.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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