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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECED& 180 - Language and Literacy Development

3 credits

Students will develop teaching strategies for language acquisition and literacy skill development at each development stage (birth - age 8) through the four interrelated areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading.

Theory Hours
3 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Explain the continuum of language acquisition and early literacy skills
  • Develop evidence-based, appropriate environments and opportunities that support children’s emergent language and literacy skills
  • Describe strategies for responding to children who are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse
  • Develop ways to facilitate family and child interactions as primary contexts for heritage language and English development
  • Analyze images of culture and individual abilities reflected in children’s literature and other learning materials
  • Utilize developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive assessment practices for documenting the growth of language and literacy skills

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