Course description

Building on elements covered in Foundations of Curriculum, Play, and Pedagogy, this course will examine observed capabilities, interests, ideas, and experiences of children as essential components of a quality curriculum. By engaging in observation and reflective practice, students will design, implement, and document inclusive experiences and environments that are rooted in play and inquiry. Using current documents that inform the early learning profession, students will demonstrate the importance of responsive relationships in designing and applying professional practices that reflect inclusive and constructivist-inspired curriculum, play, and pedagogy.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: ECE1020 ECE1025
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery