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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 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (27 January 2020 - 19 June 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,713.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,991.50

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Limited to
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr Beverley Clark


To be confirmed

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

By the end of this paper, students 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; and
  5. Articulate and justify a personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning.

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1st Non standard period (27 January 2020 - 19 June 2020)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
E1 Friday 09:00-11:50 5-6, 8-12, 24-25