CHILD DEVELOPMENT: BABY TO TODDLER

EDU2CD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students explore physical, social, emotional, creative and cognitive development from pre-natal to toddlers. Students will investigate research and theory relating to development in the first few years of life.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1CCT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInfants, toddlers, and caregivers: A curriculum of respectful, responsive care and educationPrescribedGonzalez-Mena, J. & Widmeyer Eyer, D. (2015)10TH ED, NEW YORK: MCGRAW HILL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify the stages of emerging development from birth to toddlerhood and the role of the educator in scaffolding development

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities

02. Provide clear explanations of the key environmental and genetic factors which contribute to optimum pre-natal and child development

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities

03. Explore theories of early development and how primary caregiving is established in the under three age group

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1.5 hour exam40 01, 02, 03
Learning Story30 01, 03
Online tasks (equivalent to 1200-1500 words)30 01, 02, 03