Play, Representation and Creativity
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
Early Childhood Education, Education
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: 2 analytic commentaries (1500 words each), formative and peer assessment (1000 words equiv.) [all elements are required; both commentaries must be passed]
This module focuses on young children?s developing understanding of symbolic languages. It aims to offer the student insight, understanding and the means to reflect critically on theoretical perspectives and research on play, representation, creativity and imagination in young children's learning. It draws on theory and research from a range of different disciplinary perspectives and considers the wider implications for adults? roles.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
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