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Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 157 Active Play REVISED REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097 or ENG 002 or ENG 111
Effective Term: Spring 2017

This course introduces physical activities to promote the development of the whole child, birth through middle childhood. Topics include active play, outdoor learning, design of the environment, development of play skills, loose parts play, nature play, risk benefit assessment, advocacy, and family/community connection. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the stages of play, the role of teachers in play, active play environments, advocate for the child's right to play, and plan and assess appropriate experiences using NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23702)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24566)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111