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EDUC475 Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)

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Designing and implementing evidence-based curriculum consistent with Te Whariki and community-based aspirations for children's learning, demonstrating sound decision-making, reflexive practice, effective use of ICT, personal teaching growth and development.

Paper title Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)
Paper code EDUC475
Subject Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 25 June 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,732.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,201.25

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Limited to
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement.

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Beverley Clark


To be confirmed

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to

  1. Design, implement and evaluate evidence-based curriculum consistent with Te Whāriki and community-based aspirations for children's learning
  2. Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of their practice, including engagement with the Māori language and ngā tikanga Māori
  3. Apply sociocultural teaching and learning theory to curriculum design, implementation and evaluation
  4. Engage with narrative and sociocultural assessment practices
  5. Articulate and justify a personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning

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1st Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 25 June 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
B1 Tuesday 16:00-17:50 5-6, 8-13, 15, 18-19, 24-25
E1 Friday 09:00-11:50 5-6, 8-12, 14-15, 18-19, 24-25