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Pedagogical Approaches to Early Childhood Curriculum - ECED731

This unit is of relevance to students interested in undertaking higher degree research. It aims to critically examine the role of teachers as curriculum decision makers in early childhood education settings with a focus on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of contemporary approaches to curriculum and pedagogy. It will examine the research base that informs early childhood curriculum policy and the prevailing discourses that inform teaching practice. Students will engage in critical inquiry of intentional teaching and understandings of early childhood pedagogy and curriculum at an advanced level. They will participate in research-based projects to further examine pedagogies in practice.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: Voluntary)

Staff Contact(s): Ms Sandra Cheeseman

Admission to MRes  Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ECED831
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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