ECE 350: Play: Foundation for Development.
Course Description: Concepts, theories, and empirical research on the role of the play in the total development of children. Utilizing three major ideas– the effective quality of play in early childhood development, as a means to self-expression, and as a channel of communication. Examines the effects culture, media, and technology have on play. Includes roles of early care-giving staff, teachers, and parents in supporting appropriate play experiences