FAMILY AND COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU4FCP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject positions the early childhood educator as an agent of diversity and inclusion. Teachers need to work with other teachers, support staff, families and children to ensure that every learner has the right to learn in a way that is appropriate for his or her own needs regardless of his or her gender, race language, ethnicity or learning challenges. In this subject Early Childhood teachers learn strategies to understand what inclusive practice means and how best to work with families and community to empower young children in their care.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline activities

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

Readings

Diversity and inclusion in early childhood: An introduction

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDevarakonda, C.

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSAGE

ISBN9780857028518

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise that inclusive practice is required for all dimensions of learning and development.
02. Develop and implement strategies to include ESL learners and their families in teaching programs.
03. Demonstrate an understanding of diversity in Australia, incorporating multicultural and Indigenous perspectives.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Online study 1/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
One 3.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online tasks (approx. 750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

ESL teaching resource (approx. 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2

Newsletter article (approx. 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3

Personal reflection (approx. 750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 4/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
One 3.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online tasks (approx. 750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

ESL teaching resource (approx. 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2

Newsletter article (approx. 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3

Personal reflection (approx. 750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3