MSC Southeast

Language and Literacy

Course Description

This course explores language development from birth to adolescence. This course examines the integration of reading, writing, listening, speaking and viewing competencies in a unified literacy curriculum. The course explores the process of language development and appropriate strategies to stimulate and encourage the continuation of language growth. Instructional emphasis is placed upon assessment, fluency, active construction of meaning, and matching learner capabilities with appropriate instructional strategies. Students will complete 32 hours field experience. Students will complete a mock assessment test. Students will be required to participate in a practicum experience working with young children, birth through age eight, for a portion of the semester/credit hours. (Prerequisite: ECED1225) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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