Learning & Teaching for Young Children2B

Subject EDUC20040 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - 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: Lectures and tutorials totalling 18 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
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Corequisites: You must take the following subject in the same study period
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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


Assoc Prof Kay Margetts


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview:

This subject will examine the strategies of early years curriculum (P-2) in primary schools covering the educational priorities, goals, documentation and assessment for effective learning. The conceptual and methodological bases of teaching strategies such as inquiry and concept learning and cooperative learning will be addressed. Students will explore teaching techniques, resources and skills, including communication skills such as questioning and behaviour management and classroom discipline from a developmental perspective, that enhance children's willingness and ability to learn successfully. This subject will develop linkages with Teaching and Professional Practice 2B.

Objectives: Information not available

Written tasks equivalent to 2000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Educational Psychology (A Woolfolk and K Margetts), Sydney: Pearson Ed 2007
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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