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Language Development & Literacy in Early Childhood

This course explores language development from infants through primary-aged children. Topics include speech and language processes for communication, language development stages, theories of language acquisition, assessment of language development and activities to foster language development. Attention is given to linguistically diverse populations as well as to children who language development is different from the expected norm. Also explored are theory and research on literacy development, including selection and development of pre-reading/pre-writing and reading and writing curricula for preschool, kindergarten and primary grades. Emphasis is on development of literacy in the primary grades. 10 hours of clinical experiences.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 16156 - Love,Mary Lu ON-LINE More Info
01 3050 W 07:00 PM - 09:45 PM Acevedo Aquino,Maria Veronica W02-0107 More Info
02 3678 TuTh 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Acevedo Aquino,Maria Veronica M02-0214 More Info

2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 13889 - Murphy,Debra G ON-LINE More Info
01 4213 W 04:00 PM - 06:45 PM Pizzo,Lianna Danielle W01-0054 More Info
02 7290 TuTh 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM Pizzo,Lianna Danielle W01-0009 More Info