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ECE430 Play as Pedagogy

Lead Faculty: Dr Susan B. Gilbert

Course Description

Focus on play as the primary learning modality for young children. Theoretical basis for play as a means of teaching, role in learning and as a means of assessment emphasized.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the function of play as a teaching and learning tool in the development and education of children.
  • Use play activities as an assessment tool to identify skills, abilities, accomplishments and developmental lags in children.
  • Design instruction to extend play through the use of art, music, dance, and movement.
  • Design appropriate play activities involving families.