EARLY LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

EDU2ELE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are presented with 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.

FacultyFaculty 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 EDU1ILT or enrolment in course 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 settingsPrescribedArthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E. Dockett, S., and Farmer, S. (2012)VICTORIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsKey concepts in early childhood education and care.RecommendedNutbrown, C. (2010)LONDON: SAGE
ReadingsWorking with babies and children: From birth to three.RecommendedNutbrown, C., & Page, J. (2008)LONDON: SAGE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 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.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Portfolio (equiv. 1200 words)90
Practicum supervisors' reportHurdle requirement - 25 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required to meet this hurdle requirement.10

Online, 2014, Week 35-47, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Class requirements

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

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 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%
Portfolio (equiv. 1200 words)90
Practicum supervisors' reportHurdle requirement - 25 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required to meet this hurdle requirement.10