Courses & Units

Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment in Early Childhood ESM780

Launceston

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Introduction

This is the first of four units designed for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Graduate Certificate (Early Childhood), specialising in teaching children (Birth-8 years). This unit interrogates current early childhood curricula and pedagogies. Topics include planning using relevant state, national and Australian curricula; program implementation in accordance with National Quality Frameworks and Standards; intentional teaching; catering for inclusivity and diversity; alternative early childhood approaches (for example, Montessori, Steiner & Reggio); the importance of play and authentic assessment.

Summary

Unit name Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment in Early Childhood
Unit code ESM780
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Helen Yost

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Term 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 3/2/2020 24/2/2020 11/3/2020 9/4/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070101

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online with weekly readings and activities

Assessment

AT1:  Essay (45%);  AT2:  Power point presentation (55%)

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Textbooks

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