Designing Literacy Rich Classroom Environments for Young Children: A Study of Teachers' Design Processes and Tools.
|Abstract||The development of literacy abilities in young children has been a major concern for authorities and teachers in the USA for the last two decades. Significant effort has been devoted to ensure that preschool settings allow and motivate children to engage in literacy activities before entering kindergarten. Research has found that a rich classroom environment in preschool settings enables teachers to encourage literacy interest in children at a young age. While a large amount of research has concentrated in testing the effect of prescriptive modifications in the classroom environment, few have focused on studying the design process and tools that teachers follow to design their classrooms. Public policy and research studies in the United Sta... (more)|
|Contributor||Cortes, Catalina (Author) / Patel, Mookesh (Advisor) / Heywood, William (Committee member) / Christie, James (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||Design / Early childhood education / Educational psychology / Classroom Design / Design Process / Design thinking / Early childhood education / Literacy / Preschool|
|Reuse Permissions||All Rights Reserved|
|Note||M.S.D. Design 2013|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|