Practice in Partnership 1

Unit code: ECE2001 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
Footscray Nicholson
Online Real Time
Online Self-Paced
St Albans
ECE2002 - Practice in Partnership 2
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

In this unit, pre-service teachers undertake a period of teaching in an early childhood setting with children under three years of age. Pre-service teachers will engage in pedagogical documentation to build curriculum responsive to infant, toddlers, and families. Connections will be made illustrating contexts of caregiving; vision, strategy, and innovation in curriculum planning with infants and toddlers; understanding the power of relationships in working with infants, toddlers, families, and communities; and demonstrating practices and environments reflective of infants and toddlers as capable and competent.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Analyse the diverse roles and responsibilities undertaken by early childhood educators in a range of contexts.
  2. Demonstrate practices and environments reflective of infants and toddlers as capable and competent.
  3. Plan and build curriculum responsive to infant, toddlers, and families using pedagogical documentation.
  4. Apply teaching practices grounded in reciprocal relationships with infants, toddlers, families, and communities.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Presentation
|
Grade: 30%
Creatively design a quality classroom environment for infant/ toddlers.
Assessment type: Assignment
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Grade: 35%
Pedagogical documentation Part 1
Assessment type: Assignment
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Grade: 35%
Pedagogical documentation Part 2

Required reading

Links to recommended texts for this unit will be provided to students via the Learning Management System (VU Collaborate)

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