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ECE466 Planning Physical Environments

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lynne Anderson

Course Description

Guidelines on planning, designing and organizing physical learning environments for young children. Understanding, comparing, integrating theoretical frameworks on indoor and outdoor environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply different perspectives, in the planning, design and implementation of a safe, caring and inclusive indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Assess indoor and outdoor environments to determine that a safe, healthful and inclusive learning environment exists in which appropriate experiences are implemented.
  • Develop an annual budget that supports the overall operation of a safe, caring and inclusive indoor and outdoor learning environment.
  • Demonstrate how diversity and meeting the special needs of children can be integrated in planning learning environments.