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  1. If you experience any issues in accessing resources, please contact your Senior Learning Advisor (Library) Judith Beach. E: j.beach@latrobe.edu.au.

  2. Texts 3 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required

    2. Belonging, being & becoming: the early years learning framework for Australia - Australia. Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Council of Australian Governments 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Download this document for further reference.

    3. Guide to the National Quality Framework - Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority 2017

      Document Required

  3. Module 1: Being a Teacher in 0 - 5 Education 4 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Read Chapter 1 'Setting the scene'

    2. Teaching as inquiry: rethinking curriculum in early childhood education - Lynn T. Hill, Victoria R. Fu, Andrew J. Stremmel 2005

      Book Recommended Read pages 80 - 87 'Images of the Child'

  4. Module 2: Historical Perspectives of Early Childhood Education 2 items
    1. Teaching as inquiry: rethinking curriculum in early childhood education - Lynn T. Hill, Victoria R. Fu, Andrew J. Stremmel 2005

      Book Recommended Read pages 13 - 18 'Influential Thinkers'.

    2. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Chapter 3: Thinking about children: development and play.

  5. Module 3: Contemporary Theories for Learning 3 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Read Chapter 3, pg 77-78, to learn more about Bronfenbrenner's theory; Revisit information on Vygotsky and Cultural historical theory on page 75; Read chapter 7 (pp. 248-250): Multiple Intelligences. .

  6. Module 4: Childhood in Contemporary Times 15 items
    1. Issues for Children in the 21st Century 11 items
      1. Obesity/healthy eating 4 items
        1. Out of control - Anne Barrowclough

          Article Required

        2. Generation bubble wrap - Jane Fynes-Clinton Feb 13, 2014

          Article Required

      2. Same sex parents 2 items
      3. Over protective parenting 3 items
        1. Let children enjoy their youth - Angela Mollard Apr 6, 2014

          Article Required

      4. Outdoor play 2 items
    2. The Value of Play 2 items
      1. Why Play-based Learning? - Lennie Barblett 2010

        Article Required

    3. Worst First Thinking 2 items
  7. Module 5: Brain Development 3 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Revisit pages 94-95 to learn about brain development.

    2. Attachment theory and primary caregiving - Kaye Colmer, Lynne Rutherford, Pam Murphy December 2011

      Article Required

  8. Module 6: Responsive Relationships 10 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Read Chapter 9: Relationships and interactions in children's learning, especially (p. 338 - 350) Teaching strategies that support children's learning.

    2. Relationship building: Infants, toddlers, and 2-year olds - Cindy G. McGaha, Rebekah Cummings, Barbara Lippard, Karen Dallas 2011

      Article Required

    3. ECA Code of Ethics - Early Childhood Australia

      Webpage Required

    4. Professional Resources 5 items
      1. Early childhood - Department of Education and Training 2017

        Webpage Recommended

      2. Early childhood service funding and grants - Department of Education and Training Victoria

        Webpage Recommended

      3. Early Years Learning Framework - Department of Education and Training Victoria

        Webpage Recommended

  9. Module 7: Holistic Development 5 items
    1. Belonging, being & becoming: the early years learning framework for Australia - Australia. Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Council of Australian Governments 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required

    2. Chapter 5: The Child as Cultural Invention: Reconstructing Images of the Child.

      Chapter Required In Hill, L., Fu, Victoria R, & Stremmel, Andrew J. (2005). Teaching as inquiry : Rethinking curriculum in early childhood education. Read "Who is the child?" pp. 77-90

    3. Understanding "goodness of fit" - The Center for Parenting Education

      Webpage Required

    4. The little boy - Helen E. Buckley 28 August 2013

      Webpage Required

  10. Module 8: Curriculum for 0-5 years 10 items
    1. Programming and planning in early childhood settings - Leonie Arthur, Bronwyn Beecher, Elizabeth Death, Susan Dockett 2017

      Book Required Read Chapter 7. This chapter goes in to detail about curriculum approaches and pedagogies.

    2. Belonging, being & becoming: the early years learning framework for Australia - Australia. Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Council of Australian Governments 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required

    3. Community story: Families as first teachers - Australian Early Development Census 2014

      Document Required