This subject will introduce students to the growing body of international research in the area of early childhood education. Students will become familiar with a range of research methodologies and methods and their application to researching issues and problems related to early childhood education. Students will reflect on and critique selected research in the area of early childhood practice. The importance of policy and practice being informed by research will be explored through reviewing current research, discussing various ways these findings are disseminated to the early childhood field and the wider community and examining the effects of research on practice in ECE.
School of Teacher Education
This subject is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies, Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) or as approved by the respective Course Coordinator or Course Director.
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