EDEC345 Play in Learning EnvironmentsUpdated: 18 December 2018
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in BEd(ECTeach) and for candidature in rule (a): 24cp of EDEC units including EDEC310; or BEd(PacFocus); or BTeach(ECE)|
|Co-requisites||prior to 2019 for BEd(ECTeach) students: EDEC310|
Students enrolled in the BTeach(ECE) or BEd(ECT) require two professional field days with children in an ACECQA-approved early childhood education centre setting for purposes of assessment. This can be the student's current workplace.
Before entering the setting, all students must have completed online Anaphylaxis training, an online Child Protection module, and have obtained a valid Working with Children Check clearance (for those students wishing to complete their placement in NSW) or equivalent (for those students wishing to complete their placement outside NSW). Please see the Office for Professional Learning Important Information webpage for more information.
|Coordinator(s)||Jo Bird (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit consolidates knowledge of play and the environment as learning tools within early childhood education. There is a theoretical basis with an emphasis on confronting assumptions while planning and implementing educational experiences. Children's and adults' collaborative and individual roles within a play environment will be explored. The environment is critiqued in relation to its impact on children's learning. This unit includes two professional field experience days with young children in an early childhood setting.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: