CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

EDU5CDF

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will address the major areas of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development in particular issues pertaining to puberty, development of intelligence, and identity in the context of school education. Contemporary socio-cultural factors that influence child and adolescent development as well as the needs and importance of effectively engaging with parents/carers are considered.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop an understanding of the social, physical, emotional and developmental theories relating to young children.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, development report and forum tasks

02. Develop an understanding of the social, physical, emotional and developmental theories related to adolescence.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, development report and forum tasks

03. Develop skills in order to identify, and cater for, the strengths and needs of children and differing family structures.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online quiz assessment and forum tasks

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 11 - 11
One 3.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 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*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Summer 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 01 - 06
One 5.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 01 to week 06 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 11 - 11
One 3.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 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*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 01 - 06
One 5.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 01 to week 06 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 11 - 11
One 3.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 01 - 06
One 5.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 01 to week 06 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Case Profile = 2000 WordsThe developmental profile will be used as a reference point for a 2000 word report on these children, which includes reference to contextual and cultural factors relevant to the young person#s developmental profile. The report will reflect the pre-service teacher#s understandings of relevant research and theoretical concepts relating to development, learning and socialisation of young people.40 01
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers = 1500 wordsThis assessment task outlines a student's capacity to engage parents/carers in the educative process, including evidence of a communication strategy designed by the student to demonstrate family/community engagement in the context of a school setting. This task will describe how students have demonstrated their knowledge of educational theory and pedagogy regarding working within communities in designing st30 01, 03
Online Exam = 2000 wordsThe final on-line exam will cover the topics addressed in all modules, readings and associated tasks. The multiple choice questions will predominantly examine understandings of the topics and their application to teaching, not just a recall of facts. Students are encouraged to study for understanding and application.30 01, 02