CONNECTIONS AND TRANSITIONS

EDU2CT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the progression as children extend their connections from early learning towards formal schooling, focussing firstly on Kindergarten and then on Prep. Notions of transition as presented in the Early Years Learning Framework are addressed.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2ELE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProgramming and planning in early childhood settings (5th ed.).PrescribedArthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E., Dockett, S., & Farmer, S. (2012)VICTORIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsTeaching as Inquiry: Rethinking Curriculum in Early Childhood EducationRecommendedHill, L., Stremmel, A. & Fu, V. (2005).PEARSON EDUCATION

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise transitional requirements from Kindergarten to School, acknowledging children's individual differences, temperaments and behaviour, working towards a notion of "readiness".

Activities:
TBE

02. Explore the strategies used to promote partnerships between teachers, children and families.

Activities:
TBE

03. Establish continuity of curriculum from the EYLF to AusVELS to establish robust learning pathways for young children.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
Two 10.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Transition Statement40 01
Practicum Journal portfolioHurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.50 02, 03
Practicum Report10 02, 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 22 - 31
Two 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Kindergarten (3-5 year olds)"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Transition Statement40 01
Practicum Journal portfolioHurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.50 02, 03
Practicum Report10 02, 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 43
Two 10.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Transition Statement40 01
Practicum Journal portfolioHurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.50 02, 03
Practicum Report10 02, 03