PLAY AND LEARNING

EDU1PLL

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject positions children's voice and agency at the heart of curriculum development. Students develop learning opportunities that foster creativity through play, considering the physical environment, relationships and interpretation of National Quality standards and frameworks.  Students explore the potential of music, movement, construction, visual art and drama in engaging children in play based learning.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClaire Philp-Clark

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Draw on children's engagement in and observations of play to develop opportunities for dramatic and imaginative play, creative approaches to routines and to include children#s voices within the curriculum.

Activities:
Workshops Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Design examples of indoor/outdoor play spaces that demonstrate thoughtful selection and placement of equipment and resources while considering children#s safety and agency.

Activities:
Workshops Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse and explain the significance of play within early childhood education and its propensity to promote and encourage children's learning and agency in accordance with National Quality standards and frameworks.

Activities:
Workshops Online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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