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Learning Through Play I (ECSP 1200)

Credit Course
See the Schedule section below
Delivery Options:
Asynchronous online
Cumberland Campus
Registration Info

Course Overview

This course focuses on the theories, concepts and functions of play in the holistic development of children. Students will gain an appreciation for play as the occupation of childhood. Students will develop underlying principles and strategies that will guide them in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and environments. Students will investigate the role of the early childhood educator, indoor/outdoor play spaces, materials and equipment in planning and supporting children’s diverse learning needs.

Co-requisite: GDEV 1020 or GDEV 1028

Please Note: this credit course may be part of a credential program offered by NSCC. While a course may not have an admission requirement, all NSCC programs have admission requirements. For more information on programs and admissions, please visit Admission Requirements.

Costs and Fees

A College Services Fee and Student Association Fee will apply for part-time students registered in credit courses. In some instances, offerings of the same course across multiple terms may have a differing cost. For more information, please visit Costs & Fees.


Cumberland Campus
Class # 2325
Jun 20 - Jul 15, 2022
Asynchronous online This course is 100% online. Complete all coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.
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