This unit aims to provide pre-service teachers with the ability to investigate the principles and practices of curriculum and pedagogy which address issues of diversity, equality and disability through inclusive and integrated approaches to teaching, learning and assessment. 

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
AEB3285

Prerequisites

ECE2001 - Practice in Partnership 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply and evaluate inclusive curriculum planning and teaching which takes account of the diversity of children's/students' abilities and of their social and cultural backgrounds;  
  2. Combine understanding of the developmental, curriculum, teaching and learning requirements of 0-12 year old children, together with the guidelines, procedures and resources available to support the implementation of an inclusive curriculum;  
  3. Consider and debate a range of sustainable early childhood service and classroom management practices whose goal is to engage students in learning;  
  4. Critically review the range of existing early childhood service and classroom management practices whose goal is to address students in learning;  
  5. Discuss and evaluate the forms of, and processes for, negotiating individual learning management plans, particularly to meet the learning and social needs of gifted and additional needs students; and  
  6. Discuss the diversity of human development; the likely impact of culture, family, and life experiences on learning and development.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Essay Policy analysis 30%
Portfolio Building inclusive practices 50%
Presentation Listening practices 20%

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