This course is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the theory and pedagogical approaches of learning with nature as an alternative approach and pedagogy to curriculum design. Historical and contemporary approaches to nature programs will be addressed including the impact of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives on early nature programs in Australia.
This course will acquaint you with the value and benefits of learning with nature and how these approaches generate opportunities to differentiate teaching strategies and methods to meet a range of children’s abilities, interests and dispositions, including children with special needs and those from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Unit Code: EDECE3018
Credit Points: 15