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EDMT5626 - Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood 1
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 8 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.166666667
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jean Ashton

Classes: 1 x 1 hr lecture/wk and 1 x 2 hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks and 3 x 1 day observation visits wks 3-5

Assessment: 2x 2000 wd essays (2x25%) and 1x 3000 wd essay (35%) and 1x 1000 wd portfolio (15%)

This unit of study provides an introduction to issues concerning learning, teaching, the curriculum and the social and institutional context of education. It examines child development, learning in early childhood settings and teaching as a profession. A set of case studies provides a range of contexts to assist students to link the themes and develop a greater understanding of the complex nature of teachers' work. An introduction to major curriculum areas in early childhood education and care is also provided.
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