EARLY LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

EDU2ELE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the notion of education as a life-long process, and in particular, learning from birth. Students examine the concept of Early Childhood Education and the evolution of education for young children, with a focus on learning environments designed for young children, such as childcare, playgroup and other early learning settings.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1IEC or course coordinator approval (EBEL Bachelor of Early Learning)

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, 6th EditionPrescribedArthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E. Dockett, S., and Farmer, S. (2015)VICTORIA: CENGAGE LEARNING

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop and demonstrate skills in observing, planning, implementing, evaluating and reflecting upon teaching and learning experiences with children three and under.

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Demonstrate an informed capacity to connect planned and incidental experiences and teachable moments to relevant curriculum documents, for example, the Early Years Learning Framework.

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Recognise the importance of family/child/teacher relationships and demonstrate these skills in observation and reflection.

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Apply legal and moral responsibilities as dictated by the relevant acts and regulations

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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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 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour online learning per week"

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

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Portfolio (equiv. 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04
Practicum supervisors' report (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02
Written Philosophy (1250 words)30 03, 04
Professional PlacementHurdle requirement - 20 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice.

Online, 2018, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

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

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Portfolio (equiv. 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04
Practicum supervisors' report (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02
Written Philosophy (1250 words)30 03, 04
Professional PlacementHurdle requirement - 20 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice.