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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDEC 314 - Learning through Play

Learning through play is a dynamic look at how to introduce and solidify skills through play based emergence curriculum. The use of play to developmentally explore in depth reading, math, emotions, etc. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring).

Prerequisite: EDEC 306.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define play and its developmental levels (solitary, parallel, associative, and cooperative).
  • Interpret types of play (constructive, functional, games with rules, investigative, and dramatic).
  • Assess early childhood standards (Washington State Early Learning Standards, and NAEYC) using play-based observational data.
  • Design play-based learning environment.
  • Classify children’s play based on level and type, using observational data.
  • Create a personal philosophy of education of how children learn through play, and how teachers, parents, and the children themselves contribute to that learning 

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