MR505 : Communities of Learning: Making Connections in Early Childhood Education

In this course you will explore concepts of communities of learning in early childhood education from the situated perspectives of teachers, student teachers, children and their family and whānau. This course establishes the theoretical concepts and the underlying principles and values that support a social learning approach. We look at empirical examples of communities of learning with teachers and children, and examine a number of key constructs which contribute to social learning theory.