This course is designed to introduce you to influential theoretical thinkers in the field of early childhood education. You will explore and critique both historical and contemporary theories of learning
and development and the ways these impact upon curriculum approaches and pedagogy.
Knowledge and skills will be acquired which will enable you to develop a curriculum document incorporating a teaching philosophy, curriculum approaches, learning outcomes and pedagogy. A variety of early childhood educational contexts will be considered in this unit including multicultural and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives on the teaching of young children.
Unit Code: EDECE2016
Credit Points: 15