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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234172
Description: This article presents data from a survey of Early Childhood Education and Care services in Australia. The study investigated outdoor play provision in terms of space, resources and planning for risk-t ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/354023
Description: Motor competence and physical activity (PA) patterns are established during the early childhood years. Early childhood education (ECE) settings are an important context for children’s engagement in ph ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1050811
Description: Changes to social and environmental contexts impact on children’s opportunities for and the nature of outdoor play in many ways. A number of studies over the past decade have noted a trend towards ove ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/339372
Description: 16 page(s)
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 150600 Tourism
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182932
Description: Space nets are common and popular items of equipment within most large Australian playgrounds. They are play structures created from a 3-dimensional web of ropes. They encourage children to negotiate ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/207427
Description: 17 page(s)
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/191284
Description: In this paper, we contrast the early childhood education and care aims and curriculum in Norway and Australia and the theoretical underpinnings of Norwegian and Australian pedagogy in an attempt to pa ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208723
Description: Positive risk-taking in the context of outdoor physical play is important for fostering children's optimal health and development. Despite this, there is mounting concern that many developmentally ben ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163419
Description: 23 page(s)
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: nor
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208711
Description: 11 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/151083
Description: Many children naturally seek challenging physically active play which may involve injury-risk. Prior studies have attempted to describe the characteristics of risky play but to date none have consider ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/153913
Description: A growing body of research has provided evidence of both children’s desire for challenging play that involves a degree of risk-taking and the role that positive risk-taking has in fostering children’s ... More
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Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182166
Description: Child characteristics including age, gender, risk-taking behaviour and sensation seeking are thought to influence children's ability to appraise risks. The present study investigated children's risk p ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/346353
Description: The aim of this study was to identify whether preschool aged children's positive risk-taking in play is influenced by peer context. Research on children's risk-taking has traditionally had a focus on ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182162
Description: Learning how to respond appropriately in risk situations comes not only from the child’s direct experiences but also through the guidance of those around them. The role of parent practices in guiding ... More
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