Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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:
170 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 Caroline Cohrssen
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will demonstrate understanding of the philosophical constructions of childhood over time and examine the diverse and contemporary nature of childhood in current times. This will equip students with an awareness of cultural diversity and its implications for society and education, and consequently, will provide insight into the context of early childhood education and care. Students will recognise and be able to articulate the importance of supporting children’s sense of identity. Students will reflect on the ways in which children are connected to and contribute to their world, taking into account the complexity of children’s lives and the role played by various social institutions, technology and media. They will recognise the importance of children having a strong sense of wellbeing, and of children being confident and effective communicators. Students will analyse the notion of diversity and explore the implications of perceiving child to be agentic and competent, with rights, responsibilities. Both individual and community identities will be woven through the subject.
In this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all scheduled lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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