The aim of this unit is to provide students with a thorough and critical working knowledge of current research, theory and issues in child development for children from birth to three years of life. The cognitive, social/emotional, language and motor/physical development of children aged birth-3 years is explored. This unit views infants and toddlers as capable and resourceful, pre-disposed to form relationships and ready and enthusiastic to learn.
12x1hr lecture/week, 12x1hr tutorial/week.
Group Presentation 1500wd equivalent (30%); Article and Annotated Bibliography 2000wd (40%); In-class Quizz 1000wd equivalent (30%)
84 credit points including EDEC1006 and EDUF1019 and EDEC1007 and EDEC2006