Edec 604: Function & Theory of Play in ECE
The purpose of this course is to establish a research base and a
theoretical framework for play as it functions in early childhood
settings, as well as to review research related to children’s play in
the early years. The course is designed for master’s students in early
childhood education. Topics include: (a) theories of children's play;
(b) play and development; (c) individual differences in play; (d) play
in diverse cultures; (e) adult involvement in play; (f) observing play;
(g) play environments; and (h) play and education.
- Lecture: Lecture for Edec 604
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