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- Effective Term:
- Fall 2017
- Course Number:
- ECE 184
- Course Title:
- Children's Puppetry & Theater
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Addendum to Course Description
This course is designed to enhance the knowledge base of our degree-seeking students (who are required to take 6 – 10 credits of elective credit) while also providing an accessible, interesting, and relevant course to students who are seeking to meet their professional development requirements and/or who might have limited experience in the college setting.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion, students should be able to:
· Identify elements of quality puppetry and theater for young children.
· Articulate the role of puppetry and theater in the acquisition of skills and concepts across all developmental domains.
· Design, implement and evaluate puppetry and theater experiences for children of varying ages (2 years to school age) and abilities.
· Identify solutions to common barriers and issues that arise when using puppetry and theater with children.
· Describe the ways in which puppetry and theater with children can be a component of cultural validation and building relationships with families.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Attend and actively participate in class and small group activities.
- Complete written observations and assignments.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Why plan puppetry and theater experiences for children?
- Design and implementation of quality puppetry and theater experiences.
- Facilitating learning and development across domains with puppetry and theater experiences.
- Use of puppetry and theater in exploring emotions, conflicts, and transitions in children’s lives.
- Involving families and communities in puppetry and theater projects with children.
- Community resources.
- Addressing common barriers and issues that arise in puppetry and theater experiences.