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Dawn Rouse

Assistant Professor
Educational Studies
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Early Childhood Education, Vygotsky, Social Cognition, Embodied Play, Reggio Emilia, Infant and Toddler Curriculum, R.I.E , Administration & Accreditation of Child Care Programs

Current courses at UWL

ECE 212: Child Development,

ECE 316: Administration & Advocacy in Early Childhood Education,

 ECE 430: Creative Experiences in ECE,

EDS 492: Student Teacher Seminar.


Ph D, McGill University, 2012.
Major: Education
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Early Childhood Education
Dissertation Title: "Let me show you what I'm thinking": The social function of private speech for young children

MA, Wheelock College, 2005.
Major: Child Development
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Leadership and Policy

BS, University of Vermont, 1992.
Major: Elementary Education
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: English Literature