CHCFC502A - Foster Physical Development in Early Childhood
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- Domestic student fee:
- $379.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $604.00 (AUD)
This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to plan and provide experiences to enhance children's physical development.
- Assignment — Assignment Questions (50%)
- Placement — Workbooks (30%)
- Project — Document (20%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- provide planned and spontaneous experiences to foster the physical development of children
- create opportunities for children to develop a wide range of physical skills
- interact with the child to foster skill development.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Identify and monitor children's physical skills and development|
|2||Plan and provide developmentally appropriate experiences and opportunities to foster children's fine and gross motor and fundamental movement skills|
|3||Plan and provide experiences which challenge the physical skills and abilities of children and promote physical fitness|
|4||Provide experiences to challenge the physical endeavours of children, ensuring suitable clothing to promote outdoor play in all weather conditions|
|5||Provide opportunities for children to practice physical skills & activities through active play and the use of outdoor space & the natural environment|
|6||Select and provide equipment to encourage spontaneity in physically active play|
|7||Arrange equipment to provide challenge and choice, to encourage independence and to facilitate physically active play|
|8||Support children and families to understand the relationship between physical activity & good health whilst still respecting family & cultural values|
|9||Plan experiences that extend children's physical activity through music and dance|
|10||Develop opportunities for physical activity within the context of the service|
|11||Provide a variety of toys, materials, and spaces to encourage the development of a wide range of fine and gross motor and fundamental movement skills|
|12||Identify and seek advice when children require specialist assistance|
|13||Create opportunities to support emerging skills of individual children where necessary|
|14||Encourage children of both genders to participate in the full range of activities|
|15||Provide opportunities for children to develop and learn new physical skills|
|16||Provide opportunities for children to consolidate their physical skills towards independence|
|17||Use a variety of strategies to encourage children's physical skills and development|
|18||Provide positive acknowledgement of children's efforts to participate|
|19||Participate in relevant experiences with children|
|20||Demonstrate enthusiasm for physical activity|
|21||Encourage children to express ideas for physical experiences|
|22||Respect each child's level of participation in physical experiences and opportunities|
|23||Encourage children's confidence and safety awareness when participating in physically active play|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat rooms
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
Print based materials
- Welcome Letter
Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the Unibooks website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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