Literacies and Play

Course Code: EDUE1124D

Credits: 2

Course Description: Children’s communicative practices, language, literacies, and literate identities are co-constructed within a range of relationships. In this course, students learn to co-create and evaluate curriculum to enhance and develop children’s communication and literacies through multimodal meaning making practices. 

Literacies and Play explores how to recognize and extend upon children’s wide range of experiences and immerse children in an interactive, positive, playful, and language rich environment. This course focuses on the facilitation of high quality literacy and communication curriculum for young children that recognizes the value of play.

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Note: Please indicate location in the subject line of your email (Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock or Online).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books: For questions about books for online courses, please contact the NBCC Saint John bookstore at 1-506-658-6774 or email  For all other courses, please refer to the associated campus. Prices quoted are approximate. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

All prices include HST, where applicable, and are subject to change.

Registration Status

  • Open - Accepting registrations
  • Waitlist - Class is full but there is waitlist availability
  • Pending - Will open for registration & payment 3 months prior to the start date
  • Closed - Registration has closed
  • Full – The class is full and there is no waitlist available
  • Cancelled - The class has been cancelled