CONNECTIONS AND TRANSITIONS

EDU2CT

2014

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.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

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
ReadingsContemporary Issues in the Early YearsRecommendedPugh, G., & Duffy, B. (2010)LONDON: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
ReadingsSupporting Transitions in the Early YearsRecommendedBrooker, L. (2008)MAIDENHEAD: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

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.
"Plus online learning"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Practicum Journal portfolio50
Practicum Performance (as assessed by supervisors' report)Hurdle requirement - 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.10
Transition Report40

Bendigo, 2014, Week 22-34, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Class requirements

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

Scheduled Online Class
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Practicum Journal portfolio50
Practicum Performance (as assessed by supervisors' report)Hurdle requirement - 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.10
Transition Report40