Course Information

Play & Learng for Preschool Child (CD 305)

Term: 2017-2018 Fall Term


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Mon-Wed-Fri, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM (8/9/2017 - 12/9/2017) Location: MAIN HB 127


This course addresses an essential question in early childhood education: Why is play integral to the development and learning of children? Students will not only learn the theory, methods, and materials needed to support and enhance play and learning in preschool settings but also to better understand the vital role of play in fostering growth in each of the developmental domains. Topics include the setting up of developmentally appropriate environments, providing opportunities for high-quality, productive play and learning experiences, and assessing development and learning through observation of play-based activities and learning experiences (20 hours of practicum required).