SPEC 7107X Speech-Language Acquisition

30 Hours, plus conference; 3 Credits

Contemporary models and key issues in speech-language development; the nature of language and its components; models and theories of language acquisition; neurodevelopmental background; biological, environmental, and social foundations of speech-language development during the prelinguistic period; phonological, morphosyntactic, semantic, and pragmatic development during the preschool years and school-years; hands on experience in collecting, transcribing, and analyzing children's spontaneous speech-language samples.

Prerequisite: An undergraduate course in language development or permission of the deputy chairperson.

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