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Piloting the Play Cycle Observation Method (PCOM) in ‘real time’: Recording Children’s Play Cycles in pre-school provision / Peter King; Dr LaDonna Atkins; Dr Brandon Burr

Journal of Early Childhood Research

Swansea University Author: Peter, King

Abstract

The Play Cycle Observation Method (PCOM) is an observational tool developed to focus on the process of play and has shown good reliability when watching videos of children playing. This study was a pilot on using the PCOM in ‘real time’ in a pre-school setting where 3-year-old children play.

Published in: Journal of Early Childhood Research
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa55167
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Abstract: The Play Cycle Observation Method (PCOM) is an observational tool developed to focus on the process of play and has shown good reliability when watching videos of children playing. This study was a pilot on using the PCOM in ‘real time’ in a pre-school setting where 3-year-old children play.