Developmental Foundations of Early Childhood 1
|Course code EDUC2001||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Examines development from conception through infancy and early childhood to age eight. Students develop an understanding of developmental concepts, principles and processes, research methods and ethics, and various theoretical perspectives relating to child development, and the implications for early childhood education.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||Students will demonstrate:|
1. understandings of different theoretical perspectives on physical, social, emotional development.
2. understandings of developmental concepts, principles and processes.
3. understandings of the complexity of ecological factors that influence development.
4. understandings of, and skills in studying children's development.
5. understanding and skills in planning to support physical, social and emotional development.
6. collaborative learning and teamwork skills.
. developmental concepts and principles
. theoretical perspectives on development
. developmental processes and influences
. methods of studying development
. physical, social, emotional development
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
Experience Based Learning
|Contact Hours||Field Study: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term