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Unit of Study TCH82001 - Professional Experience in Early Childhood Education II: Infants and Toddlers (2019)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    8

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Assess the contexts of infant and toddler education and care in terms of their structures, histories, regulations and priorities
2 Identify and evaluate proposals of ‘quality’ for infant and toddler learning, development and care
3 Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct in the professional experience setting
4 Apply knowledge and understanding of pedagogical practices appropriate for infants and toddlers in the early childhood setting including practical care routines that demonstrate sound links to understanding of theories of children’s learning and child development.
5 Assess and evaluate the use of observation, assessment and documentation in their early childhood professional experience setting and practise the skills of observation, interpretation and documentation
6 Critically reflect on the philosophies of learning and teaching for infants and toddlers in early childhood settings

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

  1. Assess the contexts of infant and toddler education and care in terms of their structures, histories, regulations and priorities
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. Identify and evaluate proposals of ‘quality’ for infant and toddler learning, development and care
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct in the professional experience setting
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. Apply knowledge and understanding of pedagogical practices appropriate for infants and toddlers in the early childhood setting including practical care routines that demonstrate sound links to understanding of theories of children’s learning and child development.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  5. Assess and evaluate the use of observation, assessment and documentation in their early childhood professional experience setting and practise the skills of observation, interpretation and documentation
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  6. Critically reflect on the philosophies of learning and teaching for infants and toddlers in early childhood settings
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.