EC Professional Preparation 2

Course code EDUC2100Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

In this course, students explore theoretical and practical approaches to promoting positive behaviour in young children and to programming for children in early childhood settings.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesStudents will:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the complex issues relating to programming, planning and assessment in early childhood contexts.
2. Demonstrate understanding of the complex issues relating to guiding positive learning behaviour in early childhood contexts.
3. Work collaboratively as well as independently toward completion of assessment tasks.
4. Develop skills in collaboration with others.
ContentTopics include:
1. Legal, policy adn ethical framworks.
2. An ecological model of learning.
3. Approaches to programming, planning and assessment for children in early childhood services and the first years of school.
4. Approaches to promoting young children's positive behaviour.
5. Skills in programming and promoting positive behaviour.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC2011
TransitionStudents who fail EDUC2011 and/or EDUC2040 will enrol in this new course and receive credit for that part of the course they have passed.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC1005, EDUC1006, EDUC2001, EDUC2002
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsField Study
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Critical analysis of programming approaches adopted by teachers in early childhood and school setting, 60% Critical analysis of behaviour management policies and classroom practices in early childhood service and school settings, 40%
Other: (please specify)Attendance is required for all field studies, lectures, and tutorials so that students can engage in compulsory small group tasks
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Field Study: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Teaching (Double Degrees) and Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching and associated combined degree programs.