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COURSE PLAN (DL)

FACULTY OF EDUCATION & HUMANITIES (FEH)


From: January 2017 May 2017

Course Title : Planning and Administering for Early Childhood


Education / Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran Awal Kanak-
kanak
Course Code : CSZD1073 / CSZD1053
Credits : 3 credits
Contact Hours Per Week : 3.5 hours
Delivery Methods : Lectures, tutorial and online facilitation
Pre-requisite : None
Course Leader : Samihah Binti Mahamud
Tutor/s : Refer to CMS
Faculty/ School : Faculty of Education & Humanities /
School of Early Childhood Studies (ECS)
Course Location :
Venue :
Day :
Time :
Consultation Hours :
Telephone :
E-mail :

This document comprises the following:


Introduction of the modules
Learning objective & learning outcome
Course requirement and policies
Module Rules & Regulations
Course Assessment
Calendar Schedule

Other documents as follows will be issued to you on an ongoing basis throughout the semester
via UNIEC:
Syllabus + Lecture Outline
Handouts for Assignments
Submission Requirements + Guidelines

INTRODUCTION:
This course focuses on students to use knowledge taught to them in understanding, planning
and discussing about management and administration in early childhood setting.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The objective of the course is to understand the management and administration in early
childhood setting.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

LO1: explain the acts and regulations of children


LO2: explain the profession childrens services
LO3: describe family relationships in service
LO4: designing children's services management
LO5: identify program of early childhood education quality

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COURSE STRUCTURE:

Contact hours : 120


No. of weeks : 12 weeks
Lectures/Tutorials/Online Facilitation : 24 hours Lectures/12 hours Tutorials/6 Hours - Online
Facilitations
No. of assignments & Activity : 2 Assignments
No. of test / exam : 1 Final Examination
Forum

COURSE POLICY/ATTENDANCE POLICY


Learners are required to abide by the universitys Academic Regulation pertaining to all matters
during their course of study. Learners are advised to take note that class attendance is very
important. Learners who do not meet the attendance requirement will be barred from sitting for
the final examination.

COURSE ASSESMENT:

Assessment Description Issue Date Due Date %


Online Forum Participation (PA) 5%
Assignment 1: Tutorial 1 and Tutorial 2 (EX) 20%
Assignment 2: Written Assignment & W3 W9 25%
Presentation (AS) W9 10%
Final Exam W13 & W 14 40%
TOTAL 100%

You are expected to fulfill the following requirements of the course to obtain a grade:

Assignment 1: Tutorial 1 and Tutorial 2 (EX) (20 %)


Assignment 2: Written Assignment & (25 %)
Presentation (AS) (10 %)
Online Forum (PA) (5 %)

Final Examination (40%)


Final examination coverage will be announced by course leader. Students may refer to the test
plan for coverage. Students who are unable to sit for the exam on the stipulated date must
produce necessary document(s) to enable themselves to sit for special exam. All arrangements
must be made through the Exam Unit.

FORUM PARTICIPATION: 5%
Learners have to participate in 1 online forum discussions in UNIEC virtual. Instruction is provided
in UNIEC virtual.

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Rubric for grading online forum

5.0 - Learner makes a significant, positive contribution to the discussion by introducing


creative/original insights that demonstrate serious and deep reflection expressed in a clear
manner.

4.0 - Learner makes a positive contribution to the discussion with some creative/original insights
that demonstrate reflection expressed in a clear manner.

3.0 - Learner makes a positive contribution to the discussion with little creative/original insight but
shows that the learner reflected on the material being discussed and is expressed in a
reasonably clear manner.

2.0 - Learner makes a positive contribution to the discussion with little evidence of
creative/original thought but shows some reflection on the material being discussed yet
expressed in a less than clear manner.

1.0 - Learner makes a positive contribution to the discussion with little evidence of
creative/original thought with limited signs of reflection on the material being discussed and
expressed in a less than clear manner.

0.0 - Learner does not contribute anything to the forum.

Instruction is provided in UNIEC virtual.

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GENERAL GRADING

RANGE MARK GRADE QUALITY POINT LEVEL OF


EQUIVALENT ACHIEVEMENT
90 100 A+ 4.00 Distinction
80 89 A 4.00 Distinction
75 79 A- 3.75 Distinction
70 74 B+ 3.50 Merit
65 69 B 3.00 Merit
60 64 B- 2.75 Merit
55 59 C+ 2.50 Satisfactory
50-54 C 2.25 Satisfactory
45-49 C- 2.00 Pass
40-44 D 1.50 Redeemable Pass
35 - 39 E 1.00 Fail
0 - 34 F 0.00 Fail

COURSE CONTENTS/ SLT (DISTANCE LEARNING)

Course Contents

Assignment
Facilitation

Self-study

Total SLT
Lecture

(Hours)
Tutorial

Search
Library
Online

Exam
1) Act and regulations establishment 3 1 3 2
2) Environment and children 3 1 3 2
3) Professional and qualification 3 1 3 2
4) Management organization 4 2 6 4
5) Management activities 3 1 3 2 3 25 120
6) Planning 3 1 6 3 2
7) Evaluation, records and reports 3 1 3 2
8) Communication 2 1 3 2
9) Improved quality 2 1 3 2
TOTAL HOURS 26 10 6 30 20 3 25 120

MAIN REFERENCE

Sciarra D. J. & Dorsey A. (2012). Developing and Administering an Early Childhood Center, 8th
ed. NJ: Thomson Delmar Learning.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES/COMPULSORY READING

Henninger M. L. (2012). Teaching Young Children: An Introduction, 5th ed. WA: Western
Washington University.

Aubrey C. (2011). Leading and Managing in the Early Years. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.

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COURSE CONTENTS (DISTANCE LEARNING)

TOPICS WEEK FACE ONLINE HANDOUT/


TO FACILITITATION DEADLINES/
FACE ASSESSMENTS/
INDUSTRY TALK/
REMARKS
Topic 1: Act and regulations Week 1 & e.g: e.g: Handout: Course
establishment Week 2 Lecture, class plan, Note (UNIEC)
Discussion, discussions &
activity & activities
etc.

Topic 2: Environment and Week 3 e.g: Handout: Note


children Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity & Assignment Briefing
etc.

Topic 3: Professional and Week 4 e.g: Online Forum Handout: Note


qualification Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity & Tutorial 1
etc.

Topic 4: Management Week 5 & e.g: Handout: Note


organization Week 6 Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity &
etc.

Topic 5: Management Week 7 e.g: Handout: Note


activities Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity &
etc.

Topic 6: Planning Week 8 e.g: Handout: Note


Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity & Tutorial 2
etc.

Topic 7: Evaluation, records Week 9 e.g: Handout: Note


and reports Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
activity & Assignment
etc. submission &
Presentation
Topic 8: Communication Week 10 e.g: Handout: Note
Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion, -
& activity
etc.

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Topic 9: Improved quality Week 11 e.g: Handout: Note


Lecture, (UNIEC)
Discussion,
& activity
etc.

Discussion & Revision Week 12 e.g: Handout: Activity


Discussion, (UNIEC)
Revision &
activity
etc.

Final Examination Week 13 & Week 14

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Students are expected to read Topic 1-10 from the main textbook and the note given in UNIEC.
Copy of each chapters PowerPoint presentation is shared in UNIEC Virtual (reading just these
ppt files wont help you in understanding this course)

Please read the notes or any additional readings before you attend the class to ensure effective
discussion and learning.

Please be alert with any announcement in UNIEC Virtual and do not forget to join the forum (it
will be posted at any time).

VIDEO SCREENINGS
Refer to videos (and ensuing activities arranged for those videos) posted in UNIEC Virtual.

Note: If there were any need to make changes to this course plan during the semester, the
course leader will inform through UNIEC Virtual.

Prepared by : Samihah Binti Mahamud Verified by (Deputy Dean) : Rabiha Maya Adiera Binti
Ab Rahim

Signature : Date: 6 February 2017 Signature : Date:

Review by (HOD): Mohd Amir Bin Mohd Zahari Approved by (Dean): Dr. Nurul Nadiah Binti Sahimi

Signature : Date: Signature : Date:

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