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Play for ATSI Children

  • ABEC120
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This unit examines the role of play and inquiry in children's learning and development. Students develop an understanding of the characteristics of, and theoretical approaches to, play and inquiry in early childhood education, and explore how environments, resources and teaching techniques can be structured to facilitate children's active and meaningful engagement in the learning process. A major emphasis is the role of play materials in enabling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to explore their world; to reflect upon and represent their experiences; and to communicate about these in the context of ATSI cultures, rural and urban. The unit details relationships between... -- Course Website

Instructor: Early childhood staff

Prerequisites: Admission to BTeach(ECS) 

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