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Child Development for Educators

Undergraduate | CUR-EDC135 | 2024

Previously CUR-EDC151

Gain an overview of human development from conception to early adolescence. Interpret aspects of development related to age—exploring how the interactions between the child, caregivers, home and school impact children's development.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

Price from

$555

Upfront cost

$0

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Child Development for Educators

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain the important theories of child development in appropriate language
    2. interpret aspects of child development related to specific chronological age groups
    3. identify the impact and interaction of biological and environmental influences on child development to explain the differential development of children and adolescents
    4. explain how the interactions between the child, the caregivers, the home and educational environment impact on the effective development of the whole child; including effective methods for education professionals to support caregiver and child interactions
    5. appraise typical and atypical patterns of child physical, cognitive, social and emotional development using developmental indicators and recommend effective classroom intervention strategies
    6. demonstrate understanding of educational professionals’ mandated duty of care responsibilities and appropriate interactions with child development services.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-EDC151 (Not currently available)

  • CUR-EDP125 (Not currently available)

  • CUR-EDC135C (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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