For students in: Early Childhood and Social Education ECTS: 50 (20 + 30) At:Campus Carlsberg, Copenhagen Language: English Period: Only autumn semester
How can students develop playful learning environments in their professional lives? How can playful learning approaches encourage children to form a sense of citizenship in institutions and schools?
This course encourages the student to explore and discover the values of playful learning and citizenship in education within and arts-based, theoretical, creative and experiential learning approaches. This full-time course is both theoretical and creative and comprises a variety of academic, didactic and experiential hands-on subjects and study activities with an overall emphasis on developing unique and relevant playful competences and a citizenship mindset in education. Furthermore, the urban setting of the … Campus invites the student to explore and incorporate the neighbourhood in his/her study activities.
Aim of the international course:
On completion, the student will have obtained professional competences in and knowledge about:
Implementing the playful skills and techniques acquired in his/her professional life.
Working with an increased focus on citizenship in education.
Ways of combining playful learning and citizenship in education.
Citizenship in education
Play theory and culture
Drama, media, arts and play
Aesthetic learning and flow
Nordic pedagogical practice
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Creative workshops, experiential learning and laboratory study activities
Active and practical study group work
Playful presentations and productions through arts, theatre, music and media
Theoretical approaches and lectures
Supervision in groups
Peer and group feedback.
Practical placements in a unique Danish institution or school.
Trips to relevant museums and cultural institutions