Special Practicum (Singapore)

Subject 472-325 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Fifteen days of supervised practicum (or equivalent to 120 hours) supported by online materials for private study
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Two hundred and seventy-five points or equivalent (including credit) and 472-326 Designing Research in Early Childhood.

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.

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


Prof Glenda Macnaughton
Subject Overview:

This subject will draw on students' direct experience of working in early childhood services to develop an understanding of the role of reflective practice in their continuing development as an early childhood professional. Students will be expected to document and analyse their practice, based on frameworks introduced through the knowledge gained in academic subjects undertaken in their course. Their placement experiences will be informed by sound theoretical and philosophic understandings of an integrated curriculum, equity issues and professional ethics. Students are expected to critically reflect on their own practice in order to enhance their professional growth and develop leadership skills. This includes development of skills and knowledge about practicum supervision of students on placement.

Objectives: Information not available

Satisfactory completion of all practical and written requirements as specified in the Practicum Handbook.

Resources provided to distance students: students will be provided with a course handbook, subject guide, study guide and a book of readings.

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:

Information Not Available

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