Information Package / Course Catalogue
Play and Play Materials
Course Code: CGB358
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To provide comprehensive information about the play that is an important part of the lives of children.

Course Content

Descriptions, types and classifications of play, play development in children, regional children's plays played in different regions of Turkey; and functions of toys and play materials and safety of toys.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Know the play definition and history of the play
2.Explain the development of the play according to the theorists
3.Explain play types and features
4.Comprehend the place and importance of play in child development and education
5.Prepare play materials
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Aksoy, A.B. (2015) (Ed.). Play in Pre-School Education. Ankara: Hedef Yayıncılık.
2.Hughes, F. (2010) Children, Play and Development, Sage Publications, USA.
3.Sheridan, M. (1999) Play in Early Childhood, Routledge, London.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Description and history of play
Week 3 - Theoretical
Theories on play
Week 4 - Theoretical
Classifications, types and stages of play
Week 5 - Theoretical
Contributions of play to the child development according to specific developmental areas
Week 6 - Theoretical
Contributions of play to the child development according to specific developmental areas
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Toys and play materials
Week 9 - Theoretical
Toy Safety
Week 10 - Theoretical
Development of/choosing play to support specific developmental areas
Week 11 - Theoretical
Arrangement of Play Areas
Week 12 - Theoretical
Presentation of Regional Plays
Week 13 - Theoretical
Presentation of Regional Plays
Week 14 - Theoretical
Presentation of Regional Plays
Week 15 - Theoretical
General Evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)73
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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