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Early Childhood and Primary Teaching (BEd) (Discontinued)


    Title Early Childhood and Primary Teaching (BEd)
    Course Code B1319
    Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
    Organisational Unit Education
    Academic Contacts

    Academic Chair: Dr Sandra Hesterman | Email: S.Hesterman@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6305

    Qualification Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Early Childhood and Primary Teaching
    Availability Not currently available to new admissions
    Professional Accreditation Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)
    http://www.trb.wa.gov.au/
    Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
    http://www.trb.wa.gov.au/
    Excluded Double Majors Education Studies; Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education
    Fees

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    Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2010 or later

    Domestic - Undergraduate - Full fee paying - commenced any year

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2014

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2015 to 2017

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2018 or later

    Course Plans

    For assistance with course planning, please contact your Student Advisor.

    Further Information School of Education Professional Experience
    Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)
    Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

    Major Prerequisites

    Mathematics Background

    Students who have not completed Mathematics Essential level (previously known as Stage 2) or above of Year 12 Mathematics may need to complete:

    EDN110 Mathematics for Teaching - 3 points

    Course Structure - 96 credit points

    Part I - 24 credit points

    Year 1 - 24 credit points

    Transition Unit - 3 credit points

    BED100 Ideas in Education - 3 points

    Breadth Unit for Degree - 3 credit points

    BED150 Understanding Teachers' Work - 3 points

    Core Units - 15 credit points

    EDN199 SimLab Entry Screening - 0 points

    EDN111 Language for Learning and Teaching - 3 points

    EDN113 Living and Learning with Technology - 3 points

    EDN114 Thinking Mathematically - 3 points

    EDN115 Thinking Scientifically - 3 points

    EDN168 Nurturing Creativity in the Early Years - 3 points

    General Electives - 3 credit points

    Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.

    Part II - 72 credit points

    Year 2 - 27 credit points

    Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

    BED200 Assessment and Action Research - 3 points

    Core Units - 24 credit points

    Part-time and external students should contact a Student Advisor when creating their study plan, particularly as it is necessary for concurrent enrolment in the School Experience and Early Childhood and Primary Curriculum units. A sample full-time study plan is available on the Course Planning Page and on the School of Education web site.

    Students should be enrolled in or have completed EDN235 Teaching English and Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary and EDN236 Teaching The Arts in Early Childhood and Primary or EDN248 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and Primary before enrolling in EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice.EDN299 LANTITE - Numeracy, when they intend to sit the test, so that results can be recorded. Further information is available in the unit descriptions and on the School of Education website.

    EDN298 LANTITE - Literacy - 0 points

    EDN299 LANTITE - Numeracy - 0 points

    EDN239 Professional Experience in a Long Day-care Centre - 3 points

    EDN221 Learning and Teaching - 3 points

    EDN235 Teaching English and Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN355 Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education - 3 points

    EDN237 Babies and Toddlers: Growing and Learning - 3 points

    EDN236 Teaching The Arts in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN248 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice - 3 points

    Year 3 - 24 credit points

    Core Units - 24 credit points

    Students must have successfully completed EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice before enrolment in EDN3102 Professional Experience: Mathematics in Practice.

    EDN351 Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN353 Country, Cultures, Peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives Across the Curriculum - 3 points

    EDN432 Early Childhood Learning Environments - 3 points

    EDN462 Mathematics and Numeracy in the Early Years - 3 points

    EDN332 Children, Families and Communities - 3 points

    EDN354 Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum - 3 points

    EDN3102 Professional Experience: Mathematics in Practice - 3 points

    EDN449 Inclusive Education - 3 points

    Year 4 - 21 credit points

    Core Units - 21 credit points

    EDN441 Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN461 Language and Literacies in the Early Years - 3 points

    EDN442 Teaching Science in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN4100 Professional Experience: Programming Across the Curriculum - 3 points

    Students must have completed 87 credit points and all Core Units (excluding the units below) prior to undertaking their final semester of study.

    EDN434 Final Professional Experience 1: Early Childhood Teaching (K - PP) - 3 points

    EDN435 Final Professional Experience 2: Early Childhood Teaching (K - PP) - 6 points

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