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B.Ed. Early Childhood Development & Family Studies (NEW STUDENTS)

 

B.Ed. Early Childhood Development & Family Studies Year 1 (NEW STUDENTS)

Programme Delivery Department

Programme Advising for Academic Year 2016/17

ADVICE: For the working adult we recommend a maximum of 3 courses for the semester and no more than 3 in summer. However the choice is yours to choose a maximum of 5 courses per Semester.

     TIP:

  • ECFS code stands for: Early Childhood & Development Studies.  All students should complete the assigned ECFS courses each Semester.
  •  
  • FOUN code: These are foundation courses that should be completed before you take level 2 courses (These courses have a final face-to-face exam)

    Note:

  • Semesters 1 and 2 have 13-14 weeks of tuition
  • Summer has 7-9 weeks of tuition
 

 

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Course Code  ECFS1001
Level  
Course Name History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Development 
Semester  1
Pre-requisite  ECFS1007
Course Selection Guide Must complete this course in semester 1 if you plan to register for Practicum 1 in semester 2

 

Course Code  ECFS1002
Level  
Course Name  Child Growth & Development
Semester  1
Pre-requisite  ECFS1007
Course Selection Guide Must complete this course in semester 1 if you plan to register for Practicum 1 in semester 2

 

Course Code  ECFS1003
Level  
Course Name  Health, Safety & Nutrition
Semester  1
Pre-requisite  ECFS1007
Course Selection Guide

Must complete this course in semester 1 if you plan to register for Practicum 1 in semester 2

 

Course Code  FOUN1001
Level  
Course Name English for Academic Purposes
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  ELPT (English Language Proficiency Test)
Course Selection Guide

If your offer letter from Administration indicates that you are required to take ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN1001.

For those students requiring ELPT the exam is schedule on the 12th August, 2015, this information is also posted on the website at: http://www.open.uwi.edu/undergraduate/home.

TIP:

To move on to Level 2 courses students must successfully pass this course.

 

Course Code  FOUN1301
Level  
Course Name Law, Governance, Economy & Society
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide Compulsory foundation course

 

Course Code  FOUN1501
Level  
Course Name  Foundation for Learning Success
Semester  1 & 2
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide  Compulsory foundation course only offered twice for the academic year

 

Course Code  ECFS1006
Level  
Course Name  Curriculum Development and Assesment in Early Childhood
Semester  2
Pre-requisite  ECFS1007
Course Selection Guide Students must complete this course together with Practicum 1, these two courses must be completed at the same time

 

Course Code  ECFS1007
Level  
Course Name  Practicum 1
Semester  2
Pre-requisite  ECFS1001, ECFS1002, ECFS1003
Course Selection Guide Students who completed the UWIOC ECCE Internship program or the SERVOL Internship program with a B+ and above can apply for exemption from this course

 

 

Course Code  FOUN1001
Level  
Course Name English for Academic Purposes
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  ELPT (English Language Proficiency Test)
Course Selection Guide If your offer letter from Administration indicates that you are required to take ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN1001.

For those students requiring ELPT the exam is schedule on the 12th August, 2015, this information is also posted on the website at: http://www.open.uwi.edu/undergraduate/home.

TIP:

To move on to Level 2 courses students must successfully pass this course.

 

 

Course Code  FOUN1301
Level  
Course Name Law, Governance, Economy & Society
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide Compulsory foundation course 

 

Course Code  FOUN1501
Level  
Course Name  Foundation for Learning Success
Semester  1 & 2
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide  Compulsory foundation course only offered twice for the academic year
 

   

Course Code  FOUN1001
Level  
Course Name English for Academic Purposes
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  ELPT (English Language Proficiency Test)
Course Selection Guide If your offer letter from Administration indicates that you are required to take ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN1001.

For those students requiring ELPT the exam is schedule on the 12th August, 2015, this information is also posted on the website at: http://www.open.uwi.edu/undergraduate/home.

TIP:

To move on to Level 2 courses students must successfully pass this course.

 

 

Course Code  ECFS1004
Level  
Course Name Understanding Behaviours
Semester Summer
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide Note:This course is only offered once for the academic year

 

Course Code ECFS1008
Level  
Course Name Child Rights & Protection Issues
Semester  Summer
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide Note: This course is only offered once for the academic year

 

Course Code  FOUN1301
Level  
Course Name Law, Governance, Economy & Society
Semester  1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite  None
Course Selection Guide Compulsory foundation course