UNDERSTANDING CULTURALLY DIVERSE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

EDU2ULD

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines early childhood education in socially, culturally and linguistically diverse communities.  You will learn to use theory to analyse learning and development in contemporary early childhood education and how to think critically about child development. This subject has 10 days professional expenses placement in a birth to two age group.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL or EBECEO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the need for different theoretical perspectives for different contexts of children's development

Activities:
Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate understanding of a range of contemporary theories to analyse children's learning and development in socially, culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Activities:
Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate research informed practices of critiquing contemporary theories of child development to understand children's learning and development in socially, culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Activities:
Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 43
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reading Response (Appprox 1600 words)40 01, 02, 03
Case Studies (Appprox 2250 words)60 02, 03
Professional Placement - (10 days birth to 2 years)Hurdle requirement: 10 DAYS placement is compulsory as this is an accreditation requirement.