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Changing Faces [microform] : The Early Childhood Profession in Australia / Beverley Lambert, Ed
Bib ID 5560241
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1992 
193 p. 
ISBN 9781863230292
1863230297
Summary

This collection of 14 essays addresses the changes and challenges that the early childhood education profession in Australia has faced in recent years, and covers a wide range of important issues of particular relevance to the preparation of early childhood professionals. The essays are: (1) "The Changing Ecology of Australian Childhood" (Don Edgar); (2) "Chasing Ideologies in Early Childhood: The Past Is Still before Us" (Andrea Petrie)--an analysis of the dominant ideologies in the field of early childhood education; (3) "Practice and Professionalism: A Positive Ethos for Early Childhood" (Jocelynne Scutt); (4) "Accreditation: A Right for All Australia's Young Children or a Waste of Time and Money" (June Wangmann); (5) "Ideological Manoeuvering in Early Childhood Education" (David Battersby and Barbara Sparrow); (6) "Challenging Changes in Child Care Training" (Judith Bissland); (7) "Research in Early Childhood Education: Essential for the Profession" (Marjory Ebbeck); (8) "How Can Early Childhood Services Cater for the Needs of Aboriginal Communities?" (Isabelle Proctor); (9) "Men in Early Childhood Services: Why? Why Not?" (Margaret Clyde); (10) "Field Experience in Early Childhood Tertiary Courses: Making or Breaking a Professional Image?" (Beverley Lambert); (11) "Practical Curriculum Theory: Describing, Informing, and Improving Early Childhood Practices" (Gail Halliwell); (12) "From Piaget to Vygotsky: Moving into a New Era of Early Childhood Education" (Marilyn Fleer); (13) "Early Childhood Grows Up" (Anne Stonehouse)--a look at key challenges to the field of early childhood education as a manifestation of the progression of the field; and (14) "Dilemmas in Early Childhood Teacher Education: An American Perspective" (Lilian Katz). (MDM)

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Availability: Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., P.O. Box 105, Watson, Australian Capital Territory 2602, Australia ($29.95, Australian).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adolescents.  |  Children.  |  Curriculum Development.  |  Early Childhood Education.  |  Educational Methods.  |  Educational Theories.  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Teacher Education.  |  Teacher Role.  |  Australia
Form/genre Books.  |  Collected Works, General.
Other authors/contributors Lambert, Beverley, editor  |  Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson
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