Courses & Units

Play, Pedagogy and Learning ESH345

Launceston

Note:

This unit can be taken as an elective in Education courses. It is not available as an elective in some other courses. Please check with your Faculty prior to enrolling in this unit.

Introduction

The importance of play is recognised as being integral to young children's learning and development. This unit 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 unit is particularly relevant to students specialising in the early years, and those seeking an early childhood perspective of pedagogy and children's learning.

Summary

Unit name Play, Pedagogy and Learning
Unit code ESH345
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Helen Yost

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online students: Fully online with weekly tasks and readings

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Online Quiz

Assessment Task 2: Individual poster and rationale (50%)

Assessment Task 3: Essay (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

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Recommended

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