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EDU8000 Early Childhood Principles and Practices

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070101 - Teacher Education: Early Child


Through inquiry learning, participants study the anthology of play and learning experiences that facilitate children's voice and participation in contemporary early childhood communities. This introductory course is designed to engage participants to direct their own learning of play and development, learning, and pedagogy for young children from birth to eight years of age, informed by scholarly research and relevant conversations from the field. This course will also focus attention on professional self-renewal. A 15 day professional experience placement is attached to this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 Online