Science & Technology for Early Childhood Educators
|Course code EDUC3150||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Provides students with an understanding of children's development (0-8 years) in relation to the learning of science and technology. Students plan, implement and evaluate appropriate learning experiences for young children in the area of science and technology.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||For students to demonstrate|
1. understandings of child development (0-8 years)and to apply these to the teaching of science and technology;
2. planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate learning experiences for young children in the area of science and technology;
3. proficiency in the use of curriculum frameworks and syllabus documents in planning and programming for science and technology;
4. content knowledge in science and technology.
|Content||Topics will include:|
. built environments;
. information and communication;
. earth and its surroundings - air, water, the earth, the solar system and space;
. physical phenomena - sound, light, magnetism and electricity;
. use of technology in teaching.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Computer Lab: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term