CHILDHOOD IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES

EDU1CCT

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine child development from a holistic perspective in the context of a changing world. Students explore genetic and environmental forces which shape this unique pattern of growth and development in the context of educational practices. Students study the history and philosophies of child development, current research and the practical application of developmental knowledge.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGenevieve Johnson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLifespan DevelopmentPrescribedSantrock, John. W. (2014)McGraw-Hill Education

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain a range of historical developmental perspectives and issues relating to childhood in contemporary times.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities

02. Recognise each child as an individual who is developing intellectually, physically, emotionally, morally, socially and psychologically.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate knowledge of child development and the importance of the adult role in scaffolding and supporting the child.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGenevieve Johnson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Child Study (equiv. to 1,500 words)40 01, 02, 03
Online learning tasks (equiv. to 1,000 words)30 01, 03
Research Task30 01

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKymberley Barbary

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Developmental Child Study (equiv. to 1,500 words)40 01, 02, 03
Online learning tasks (equiv. to 1,000 words)30 01, 03
Research Task30 01