CHCFC508A - Foster Children's Aesthetic and Creative Development - 2012

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Vocational Education, Training
  • Study load: 0.062 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: None
  • Availability for 2012: SP1 , SP2 , SP3 , SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment - Assignment Questions (50%) , Placement - Workbooks (30%) - Learn more

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2012 Fees
Domestic 337.00
International 562.00

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to develop and deliver programs that promote children's creative skills and aesthetic development.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. plan and provide aesthetic experiences for children
  2. provide developmentally appropriate dramatic and imaginative play experience for children
  3. support children to participate in the expressive arts
  4. provide a variety of experiences to develop children's creativity, imagination and self expression.
  • Assignment — Assignment Questions (50%)
  • Placement — Workbooks (30%)
  • Project — Document (20%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — National Police Certificate

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Identify & select a range of developmentally appropriate visual, musical & other sensory stimuli to provide children with experiences of art & beauty
2Select appropriate materials and present them attractively
3Provide work and play areas promoting aesthetic qualities for both children and adults
4Formulate strategies for fostering creative development and aesthetic awareness in children
5Respond to children's interests that arise spontaneously as they participate in aesthetic experiences
6Design program of aesthetic experiences in response to emerging skills, abilities and interests of individual children and groups of children
7Present aesthetic experiences that encourage appreciation of diversity including cultural diversity
8Present play areas both indoors and outdoors which provide children with opportunities to enjoy dramatic and imaginative play
9Plan/design developmentally appropriate experiences to stimulate children's involvement
10Provide inviting, stimulating & safe experiences for individual children & small groups of children involved in imitative, dramatic & imaginative play
11Provide adult support through facilitation and extension of children's imitative, dramatic and imaginative play experiences
12Present play areas which are culturally rich and reflect the diversity of families using the service
13Encourage children to talk about their creations
14Share enthusiasm for creative work with children
15Encourage children to respect and appreciate the creative work of peers
16Provide children with opportunities to discuss and explore artwork, design and/or images
17Provide a variety of experiences to stimulate children's awareness and develop their creativity, imagination and self expression through play
18Provide materials and experiences that stimulate different senses and promote body awareness
19Recognise, acknowledge, encourage and follow up children's enthusiasm and curiosity

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Chat rooms
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Glossary
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Co-Op textbook list.

Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the The Co-op website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.

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