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CHN3130 Purpose of Play
Credit Points: 15

This unit examines the inter-relationship between play and development by critically analysing the theory of play and the application of that theory to early and middle childhood within a cultural context. The unit develops skills in planning a range of play experiences that are developmentally appropriate and meaningful to the child in a given context. This unit is linked to CHN4117. Students who have completed CHN4117 or CHN1130 are not eligible to enrol in CHN3130.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MACHNFChildren and Family Studies Major
DMPCFSPsychology - Children and Family Studies Double Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010