Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 x 2 hour lecture, 12 x 1 hour tutorial |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Amelia Church
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
In this subject students will explore a range of language practices in early childhood teaching including: reflection and planning with colleagues; sharing information in partnership with other ECEC professionals; processes for documenting and communicating children’s competencies; and developing extended and responsive sequences of interaction between children and teachers. Participation in this subject will enable students to develop metapragmatic skills to explicitly identify features of language use (e.g. proxemics, politeness norms, cross-cultural communication) in a range of education settings in Australian contexts (i.e. teaching and learning in higher education, interactions with families and children, and learning interactions in early childhood settings).
On completion of this subjects, students will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to:
Short written reflections on weekly reading tasks (1500 words). Throughout semester 40%
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All subject readings provided on LMS.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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