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EUB106 Introduction to Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (Early Childhood)

This unit introduces key concepts about effective curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in early childhood education settings. You will identify, consider and evaluate early childhood philosophies, theories and approaches that influence and inform curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in the early years. You will learn how to plan learning experiences based on understandings of learners, curriculum sources, teaching strategies and responsive formative assessment. You will have opportunities to conduct observations of children and teachers engaged in learning (either in person or online). You will be introduced to national and state curricular documents, including the Early Years Learning Framework and Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline, pedagogic principles and practices, and assessment for learning theories and strategies. The content in this unit will be further developed through professional experiences and child development units.

Unit information

Unit code
EUB106
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School/Discipline
Faculty of Education
Study area
Education
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 2, 2019 22 July 2019 - 15 November 2019 Kelvin Grove
Kelvin Grove (External)
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $820
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,796
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,792
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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Study abroad and exchange

This unit is available as part of our study abroad and exchange programs.

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