EDUC 3102 Development of Language and Literacy in Young Children: General and Special Education
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as EDUC 37.11.
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2 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience;3 credits
Language acquisition in the early years; typical and atypical development. Planning and implementing curriculum for emergent literacy. Psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic factors in literacy; narrative structures in children's oral language and in children's literature. Consideration of the needs of English language learners. Role of families and cultural communities in language and literacy development, with a particular focus on the urban experience. Study of children's literature, texts, and materials, including on-line resources. Communication and early literacy in an integrated early childhood curriculum that includes the arts and the humanities. Development of teaching portfolio.
Prerequisite: Education 2001  and 2002 . Prerequisite or corequisite: Education 3101 [36.1].
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