UNDERSTANDING CULTURALLY DIVERSE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

EDU2ULD

2020

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required10 days  70 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsAll students will be required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this subject.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand the need for different theoretical perspectives for different contexts of children's development
02. Demonstrate understanding of a range of contemporary theories to analyse children's learning and development in socially, culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Online study 1/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 19
One 10.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 19
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Reading Response (Approx 1600 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Case Studies (Approx 2250 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3

Professional Placement - (10 days birth to 2 years)Hurdle requirement: 10 DAYS placement is compulsory as this is an accreditation requirement.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull

On-Line, 2020, Online study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 22 - 31
One 10.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Reading Response (Approx 1600 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Case Studies (Approx 2250 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3

Professional Placement - (10 days birth to 2 years)Hurdle requirement: 10 DAYS placement is compulsory as this is an accreditation requirement.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull

On-Line, 2020, Online study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 43
One 10.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Reading Response (Approx 1600 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Case Studies (Approx 2250 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3

Professional Placement - (10 days birth to 2 years)Hurdle requirement: 10 DAYS placement is compulsory as this is an accreditation requirement.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull