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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 1044

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
009216

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To enable students to know and apply skills and knowledge as they adopt the role of educator in a birth to three setting.

Course content

Students will undertake supervised placements and develop knowledge of the role and expectations of educators of children in the age group of birth to 3 years old. Students will explore the regulatory frameworks, policies, legal and ethical considerations, health, safety and nutrition issues, authentic curriculum planning for very young children, professional self development and reflective practice, managing behaviour, importance of relationships and communication with parents, staff and children, and developing and maintaining a professional experience portfolio. 

 

Textbook(s)

Sims, M & Hutchins,T 2011, Program planning for infants and toddlers, 2nd edition, Pademelon Press, Castle Hill, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 day block
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 2 hours x 12 weeks
External (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 day block
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 day block
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 day block
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours x 20 day block

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Placement 2700 words equivalent Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1800 words Pass/Fail N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Placement 2700 words equivalent Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1800 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Placement 2700 words equivalent Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1800 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Placement 2700 words equivalent Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1800 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Placement 2700 words equivalent Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1800 words Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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