Introduction to Play (ECCE)
Units: 1.5, Hours: 4-0
Program planning for young children and the concept of learning through play. Explores the relationship between play and child development, the stages of children's play and factors that influence play. Encourages students to incorporate theories and research findings about play into a description of appropriate practice. In addition to text information, throughout the course Elders and students generate insights about play from the perspective of their own First Nation's culture.
Undergraduate course in Indigenous Community-based Child and Youth Care offered by the School of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.