In this unit preservice teachers will engage formally and informally with place as a means of moving towards a reconciled and respectful teaching and learning practices in early childhood settings. Students will formulate an understanding of a diverse range of scholarship and contemporary research paradigms that respond to a range of educational contexts and situations, both locally and globally.

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Online Self-Paced
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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically review formal and informal engagements with place, drawing from diverse theoretical scholarship and contemporary research paradigms, towards a reconciled and respectful practice.  
  2. Formulate critical actions that respond to diverse early childhood contexts and situations, both locally and globally.  
  3. Recommend strategies and challenges of collaborative engagement with peers, families and communities.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Essay Policy analysis 30.0%
Portfolio Building inclusive practices 50.0%
Presentation Listening practices 20.0%

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