Play and Learning

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Play and Learning

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Early Childhood Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching(Primary) / Bachelor Early Childhood Studies and associated programs.

    EDUC1045, PUBH2020; LING1100

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course will develop students' understanding and appreciation of play as a valuable pursuit in childhood and as a means of achieving optimal educational development. Students will be given the opportunity to observe, plan, teach and evaluate play frames and experiences in early childhood sites 0 - 5 yrs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.