EAD110 - Play In Early Childhood
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 10:26:04 AM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 10:26:04 AM|
Play In Early Childhood
Play in Early Childhood The nature and development of play and its cultural, educational and therapeutic functions will be examined from different theoretical and applied perspectives. Students will have the opportunity of observing and recording children of different ages at play in a variety of settings: home, child-care, drop-in centres, hospitals, etc.
It is a required subject in the Bachelor of Child Development.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Have examined and explored various definitions of play in relation to developmental psychology, anthropology, philosophy of education, and curriculum theory
2. Understand and are able to articulate the role of play in the early years
3. Comprehend the role of play in inquiry, exploration, and formulating answers
4. Have considered the role of play in the socialization of young children
5. Understand and are able to advocate the child?s right to play
6. Can identify, deconstruct, and compare various cultural perspectives on play
7. Are able to compare and contrast various interpretations of the notion of ?learning through play?
8. Can identify and articulate particular theories (theorists) and approaches to practice (practitioners) discussed in class.
9. Understand and are able to describe the concepts of technologization and commodification of play in a critical argument.
10. Have the skills to create relevant curriculum plans that promote play
11. Are skilled in articulating the roles of power and hierarchy in play.
12. Are able to summarize the value of play in adulthood by synthesizing their theoretical learnings and experiences (reflective practice).
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