Practice in Partnership 2

Unit code: ECE2002 | 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
N/A
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Overview

In this unit, pre-service teachers will develop their teaching practice in early childhood education by viewing children as
capable and learning in relationship. Pre-service teachers will critically engage with major theorists and theories in relation
to children aged 3 to 5 years and childhoods grounded in meaning making, complexity, multiplicity, and context. As part of
this work, pre-service teachers will analyse related research and contemporary issues. Pre-service teachers will also learn
how to utilise pedagogical documentation to inform curriculum creation. This unit includes a 10-day placement with childrenaged 3-5 years.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Critically engage with major theorists and articulate theories regarding children and childhoods aged 3 to 5 years.
  2. Analyse current research and contemporary issues in relation to children 3-5 year olds.
  3. Apply pedagogical documentation as a means to generate curriculum.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Assignment
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Grade: 30%
Analyse child development theories and contemporary issues in relation to children aged 3-5.
Assessment type: Exercise
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Grade: 30%
Devise a set of questions using the pedagogy of listening
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 40%
Utilise pedagogical documentation as a means to generate a curriculum through the pedagogy of listening.

Required reading

Links to required texts will be available via VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

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