This unit focuses on the languages of aesthetics and poetics from a philosophical perspective. These philosophical understandings inform how languages are articulated in early childhood centres of Reggio Emilia, Italy as a means for young children to express themselves as human beings. As part of the unit, pre-service teachers will engage with the languages of dance, music, and dramatic arts, developing an understanding of the structures of each of these languages and how these languages can inspire multi-disciplinary experiences for young children to make meaning of their worlds.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Links to required texts will be available via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):