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Unit of Study TCHR5009 Theory to practice: Education and Care for Infants and Toddlers (2024)

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  • Enrolment information

    Students MUST enrol prior to Week 1. This unit provides intensive workshops which begin on day 1 of teaching and assessment aligned with the Early Childhood Placement.


Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

understand and apply historical and contemporary theoretical perspectives of infant and toddler learning and development including contexts of infant and toddler Early Childhood Education and Care

critically reflect on the philosophies of learning and teaching for infants and toddlers in early childhood settings to develop your approach to working with infants and toddlers

demonstrate the ability to engage in the planning cycle that includes to observe, document, develop, implement, evaluate and reflect upon an appropriate early childhood educational program for infants and toddlers to understand children’s learning

critically analyse the role of the environment, teacher attributes and capabilities, and regulations in enhancing quality education and care for infants and toddlers

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 6 hours (3 times)
Assessment
Report50%
Portfolio50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 6 hours (3 times)
Assessment
Report50%
Portfolio50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 12 hours (Across one week)
Workshop 6 hours (Across one week)
Assessment
Report50%
Portfolio50%

Teaching method
Tutorial 6 hours (3 times)
Assessment
Report50%
Portfolio50%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Sims, M.,& Hutchins, T. , 2020, Program planning for infants and toddlers, 3rd, Pademelon Press, Jamberoo, NSW. ISBN: 9781876138578.
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