Into the woods : exposing children to outdoor classrooms

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dc.contributor.advisor Rosenblatt-Naderi, Jody LaTomme, Amy C. 2012-08-03T12:42:54Z 2012-08-03T12:42:54Z 2012-07-21 2012-07-21
dc.description.abstract An evidence-based design concept of a 1.75 acre outdoor learning environment at Apple Tree YMCA Child Development Center located in Muncie, Indiana, was developed by recognizing principles used in European forest kindergartens, identifying contextual attitudes through surveys of parents, faculty and children, and conducting observational behavior research of children in indoor and outdoor settings.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.subject.lcsh Outdoor learning laboratories -- Indiana -- Muncie
dc.subject.lcsh Outdoor education -- Indiana -- Muncie
dc.subject.lcsh Early childhood education
dc.subject.lcsh Day care centers -- Landscape architecture -- Indiana -- Muncie
dc.subject.other Apple Tree YMCA Child Development Center (Muncie, Ind.)
dc.title Into the woods : exposing children to outdoor classrooms en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.L.A.), 6 hrs. Thesis (M.L.A.)

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