VKTS1039 Contemporary Perspectives on Play and Learning (5 cr)
Up-to-date theories of and research on play, analyzing articles on play, and insights on observing, analysing and studying play. Interconnectedness of play and learning, and the importance of play in children’s culture.
Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.
Active participation in teaching and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.
- interpret and evaluate theories of and research on play
- analyse play as children’s own activity and as the content and method of early childhood education
- observe, analyze and study play
- understand different aspects of children’s play culture
Further reading to be announced.