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PDC #4: Analysis of Child Care Environments (Designing Environments for Learning) Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions   Available Online

 

Explore a variety of designs for child care settings and understand the ways in which environments can assist or hinder children's learning. In this final course of the program development series, you’ll combine lessons and themes from courses #1-3. Your capstone experience includes a culminating project and portfolio that integrates knowledge and best practices for developing effective physical and cultural environments for your program.

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ED POL 416:  UWM course subject and catalog number
3 credits (undergraduate)

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Develop environments that enhance student performance by understanding the philosophy and culture of learning environments
  • Assess environmental design and design impact on learning goals, both indoors and outdoors
  • Understand the concept of environment as "the assistant teacher"
  • Know the regulatory requirements for environments
  • Be able to design and equip age-appropriate indoor and outdoor spaces, including: creating a welcoming program environment; effect of environment on behavior (self-regulation); healthy environment for adults in the program (staff & families); and cultural competence within environments

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Prerequisites
PDC #1, PDC #2, and PDC #3
  Sessions  
Sat.., Oct.18-Fri., Dec. 12 (No class week of 11/24)
Location: Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions
Instructor: Jane Robinson, M.S.
$1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. ED POL 416
Note: Face-to-Face: Sat., Oct. 18 & Fri., Dec. 12, 8:30am-4:30pm
Online: Mon., Oct. 27-Sat., Dec. 6

Face-to-Face days meet at:
161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Plankinton Building, 7th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53203

This is a 3-credit course.

Registration Deadline: Mon., Sept. 29

 
Mon., Jan. 26-Sun., Apr. 12, 2015 (No class week of Mar. 16)
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Jane Robinson, M.S.
$1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. ED POL 416
Note: This 3-credit course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.
Graduate tuition is $1,948.
Registration Deadline: Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
 
For more information, contact:
Miriam Malone, Program Manager, mir@uwm.edu, 414-227-3133
 

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Leadership Credential Brochure

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Program Development Brochure

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UWM Early Childhood Winter/Spring 2015 Catalog

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T.E.A.C.H.
T.E.A.C.H funding is available for tuition assistance to qualifying Wisconsin applicants. Call 1-800-783-9322 ext. 7240; or visit www.wisconsin earlychildhood.org.


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