Short Title:Supporting Positive Interactions with Children
Full Title:Supporting Positive Interactions with Children
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PSIN H4002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Child Care and youth services
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Zuzana Tesarova
Module Description:This module aims to develop students understanding of the complexities of behaviour while working with young children. It will also provide students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a variety of settings which provide care and education for young children. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the practical and ethical issues which arise when encountering challenging behaviour. Furthermore students will develop critical thinking ability, critical self-reflection and synthesizing skills in order to work effectively building relationships based on sensitivity to children's needs and supporting children's emotional development.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to respond appropriately to young children's emotional needs
LO2 Demonstrate an ability to reflect, critique and debate intervention strategies/ techniques in supporting children's emotional development.
LO3 Critically analyse the role of the care provider and the multi disciplinary team approach to responding to young young children's needs.
LO4 Demonstrate knowledge of legal & ethical issues in responding to children's emotional and social needs.
LO5 Critically examine the practitioners role in supporting children through positive interactions.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation n/a 2 40.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam n/a 3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Kaiser, B. and Sklar Rasminsky, J. 2016, Challenging Behavior in Young Children, Pearson [ISBN: 0134091701]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Dowling, M. 2014, Young Children's Personal, Social and Emotional Development, SAGE [ISBN: 1473907284]
  • Robinson, M. 2010, Understanding Behaviour & Development in Early Childhood, Routledge [ISBN: 1136908889]
  • Sheppy, S. 2012, Personal, Social and Emotional Development in the Early Years Foundation Stage, Routledge [ISBN: 1136033343]
  • Walker,S. and Cleaver, H. 2004, Assessing Children's Needs and Circumstances, Jessica Kingsley Publishers [ISBN: 1846421632]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HCHCE_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Early Childhood Care and Education 8 Mandatory