Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 Hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) or Master of Teaching (Early Years)
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:|
CoordinatorMs Sarah Young
This subject introduces teacher candidates to major perspectives on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment that underpin learning and teaching in the early childhood years.
Topics include: principles, practices and learning outcomes underpinning learning in the Early Childhood years, as articulated in the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF),and the Victorian Early Years learning and Development framework (VEYLDF); the CLASS dimensions; the cycle of observation/assessment, planning for learning, programming, implementation, observation/assessment; and reflection/evaluation; theories of learning; play-based learning; interventionist teaching; setting up a productive learning environment; developing resources for learning; Indigenous education.
On completion of this subject, students will have the knowledge, skills and ability to:
There are two assessment tasks:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
Subject reading booklet
Arthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E., Dockett, S. & Farmer, S. (2012). Programming and Planning in Early Childhood Settings, 5th Edition. Victoria: Thomson.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
Master of Teaching (Early Years)
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