Teaching and Professional Practice 3B

Subject 460-309 (2008)

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Credit Points: 6.250
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - 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

External, on-site.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One compulsory 1-hour class for Teaching and Professional Practice orientation and 15 days professional practice in a service for children aged 3-5 years
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Teaching and Professional Practice 2A and Learning and Teaching for Young Children 1A

Corequisites: 472-311 Adapting the Curriculum 3B
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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Glendar MacNaughton
Subject Overview:

Students will increase their responsibility for an early childhood program and its implementation. Students will plan and implement curriculum that is responsive to group dynamics, children's needs and interests and that acknowledges gender, cultural, ethnic and developmental differences. Students will develop and implement a range of appropriate assessment strategies. Students will critically reflect on their professional practice and the implementation of the regulations and code of ethics that govern children's services. Students will undertake responsibility for the planning and implementation of half-day programs in the final week.


Fifteen days of satisfactory Teaching and Professional Practice experience.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

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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