Last modified: 06 Apr 2022 14:35
This course aims to provide students with opportunities to explore, in practice, the theories and understanding of different approaches to learning, including the play-based approach, in Nursery and P1.
|Session||Full Year||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
Students will have the opportunity to develop praxis over two blocks of placement in the same class, in the same school, providing opportunities for experiential learning. Students will have specific tutor directed tasks to complete to support their learning experience as well as specific time when they will take responsibility for groups/the whole class.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
|Assessment Weeks||Feedback Weeks|
|Assessment Weeks||14,15,16||Feedback Weeks||41|
There are no assessments for this course.
|Assessment Weeks||45||Feedback Weeks||48|
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Conceptual||Apply||Develop detailed knowledge and understanding of approaches to teaching and learning that are developmentally appropriate|
|Conceptual||Apply||Develop skills in interacting with young children as a professional.|
|Conceptual||Apply||Develop skills in planning for learning in an early/first level classroom.|
|Conceptual||Apply||Develop skills in documenting their own learning and children’s learning.|
|Conceptual||Apply||Apply critical knowledge and understanding of factors that affect learning and development including the physical environment and socio-cultural context within an early/first level setting.|