CHILD DEVELOPMENT: BABY TO TODDLER

EDU2CD

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students explore child development holistically, with a focus on children aged birth to three years.  Students will investigate research and theory relating to development in the first few years of life.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolled in EBEL or EDU1CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDevelopmental Profiles: Pre-birth through adolescence; 8th editionRecommendedMarotz and Allen, 2015Cengage learning

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify the stages of emerging development from birth to toddlerhood and the role of the educator in scaffolding development

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)

02. Provide clear explanations of the key environmental and genetic factors which contribute to optimum pre-natal and child development

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)

03. Explore and understand theories of development and how they are used to analyse learning and development

Activities:
lectures, workshops and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online tasks (equivalent to 1200-1500 words)40 01, 02, 03
Developmental Child Study (approx 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online tasks (equivalent to 1200-1500 words)40 01, 02, 03
Developmental Child Study (approx 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03