Covering all the key themes, different theoretical views and approaches to studying childhood and early childhood, this book guides you through your course, telling you exactly what is expected of you throughout your studies. It will ensure you develop the skills you need to become successful, and key areas covered include:Making the transition from personal experience of children, to studying childhoodMaking the most of your lecturesWriting good assignmentsLearning how to study independentlyDeveloping your critical thinkingDrawing on the full range of student resources (people, services, research visits)Getting a job in the early years sector
Reading into Writing
Chapter 1 highlighted that CS/ECS courses explore how views and opinions about children and childhood are not fixed, but will vary according to lots of different factors. However, to do well on your CS/ECS course you will need to be able to think ...