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1161. Husky Reads: Introducing Food and Nutrition to Children through Reading

Also offered as: EDLR 1161

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised field work and experiential learning in nutritional literacy for preschoolers and young children, geared to individual, dual, and team activities. Readings and reflections. This course may be repeated with change of activity and/or skill level; not to exceed 3 credits towards the major for students in Nutritional Sciences.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2019 Storrs In Person Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
001 Reg Tu 8:30am‑12:15pm
4/4 JRB 251-includes 1 hr travel. Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:15pm. Instructor Consent required.
Fall 2019 Storrs In Person Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
002 Reg We 8:30am‑12:05pm
4/4 JRB 251-includes 1 hr travel. Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:05pm. Instructor Consent required.
Fall 2019 Storrs In Person Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
003 Reg Th 8:30am‑12:15pm
3/4 JRB 251-includes 1 hr travel. Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:15pm. Instructor Consent required.
Fall 2019 Avery Point In Person Coleman, Susan N60 Reg Fr 9:05am‑9:55am
Fr 9:55am‑11:30am
ACD 309 3/3
Spring 2020 Storrs Service Learning Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
001 Reg Tu 8:30am‑12:15pm
No Room Required - Field Study 0/4 Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:15pm. Secondary Instructor: Susan Coleman 860-486-5015 Instructor Consent Required
Spring 2020 Storrs Service Learning Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
002 Reg We 8:30am‑12:05pm
No Room Required - Field Study 0/4 Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:05pm. Secondary Instructor: Susan Coleman 860-486-5015. Instructor Consent Required
Spring 2020 Storrs Service Learning Ferris, Ann
Coleman, Susan
003 Reg Th 8:30am‑12:15pm
No Room Required - Field Study 0/4 Meets in Ray Ryan 251 for training on the weekly lesson and theme for the in class-room reading. Students are transported to a preschool in Hartford to read nutrition and health themed books to preschoolers, lead an activity and provide a snack to preschooler children over a 2 hr period. Van returns to campus by 12:15pm. Secondary Instructor: Susan Coleman 860-486-5015. Instructor Consent Required