Play, Pedagogy and Learning
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Justify the role of play in children's development and learning.
- Critically analyse play based explorations.
- Evaluate and design play based explorations.
- Synthesise information in an appropriate style, which include the use of APA referencing and academic writing conventions.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
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The importance of play is recognised as being integral to young childrens learning and development and is therefore, embedded within the Early Years Learning Framework. This subject comprises of three modules, namely: What is play? Play and the curriculum; and Play and the early childhood (EC) practitioner. The concept, assessment and integration of play based learning will be investigated through readings, lectures and tutorial activities. This subject is particularly relevant to students specialising in the early years, and those seeking an early childhood perspective of pedagogy and childrens learning.
- Direct Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (0%)
- Reflection (50%)
- Plan (50%)
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