Course Description

Course Name

Play, Representation and Creativity

Session: VLNF3423

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Assessment: 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.

*Course content subject to change