CONNECTIONS AND TRANSITIONS

EDU2CT

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the progression as children extend their connections from early learning towards formal schooling.  Students will focus on the kindergarten year and the transition to the preparatory year for the child.  The significance of transition as presented in the Early Years Learning Framework will be addressed.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL or EBECE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProgramming and planning in early childhood settings (5th ed.).RecommendedArthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E., Dockett, S., & Farmer, S. 7th Edition (2018)VICTORIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsEarly Childhood CurriculumRecommendedMcLachlan, C., Fleer, M., & Edwards, S. (2018)CAMBRIDGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise transitional requirements from Kindergarten to School, acknowledging children's individual differences, temperaments and behaviour, working towards a notion of "readiness".

Activities:
TBE

02. Explore the strategies used to promote partnerships between teachers, children and families.

Activities:
TBE

03. Establish continuity of curriculum from the EYLF to the Australian curriculum to establish robust learning pathways for young children.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, Online Study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 22 - 31
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Kindergarten (3-5 year olds)"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Transition Statement (approx 1500 words)40 01
Practicum Journal portfolio (approx 1750 words)Hurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.50 02, 03
Practicum Report (approx 500 words)10 02, 03
Professional Practice (satisfactorily completed)This is a hurdle requirement

Online, 2019, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 43
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Transition Statement (approx 1500 words)40 01
Practicum Journal portfolio (approx 1750 words)Hurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.50 02, 03
Practicum Report (approx 500 words)10 02, 03
Professional Practice (satisfactorily completed)This is a hurdle requirement