Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Sharne Annette Rolfe
|Subject Overview:||This subject helps teacher candidates understand interrelated domains of development – physical, cognitive, communicative, creative, social, emotional and spiritual - during the early childhood period. Developmental progress within domains are scrutinized to inform planning for children’s learning experiences, Conceptual knowledge about development and techniques for observation and assessment are applied in the analysis and interpretation of children’s everyday experiences. The critical role of interactions and relationships between children and their families, teachers and peers in the learning process is emphasized. In light of this subject matter teacher candidates critically review their own beliefs, behaviours and practices as early educators.|
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks:
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to: |
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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