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EDE2201 Development and Learning: Birth - 8

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood


This course examines the major theories, features and processes of language, social, emotional, cognitive and motor development during early childhood from the prenatal period to eight years of age. Knowledge of contexts, their impact on individual development, and an awareness of the interrelationships between each area of development is necessary in order to develop an understanding of how children think and learn. This course also explores a range of observational and documentation techniques that are used by educators to understand and analyse young children's development as the basis for planning and organising appropriate educational opportunities in early childhood. Access to a child aged from birth to eight is required to complete the assessment for this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2014 Online