This course introduces formative research skills and methods of data gathering, in light of current assessment approaches and practices, including Māori and Pasifika worlds. Models of reflective practice are introduced with links to the role of assessment in supporting young children’s learning and development.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to
- Demonstrate library skills including using electronic data bases to access early childhood journals and educational research
- Identify a range of data gathering methods to plan and provide for young children’s learning and development
- Discuss the role of assessment in supporting children’s learning and development
- Develop an understanding of praxis and models of reflective practice
- Discuss current research and literature involving Māori and Pacific Nations’ children and their families
This course is 100% internally assessed
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: