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Early Childhood Studies III - ECST330

This unit builds on understandings gained in ECST110 and ECST220. It focuses attention on pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning with children agreed two to five years including the transition to school. The unit introduces students to research about preschool education and the range of settings that cater to children in this age group. Students will engage in a critical analysis of planning approaches, teaching strategies and assessment techniques that are recommended for preschoolers. They will examine strategies for assessment and reporting that involves children, families and teachers and develop plans for children's successful transition to full-time school.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: Compulsory)

Staff Contact(s): Early childhood staff

Admission to BTeach(ECS) or BTeach(0-5) and 39cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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