ECAE 7037T Teaching Vocabulary across the Curriculum in Early Childhood Classroom
30 hours lecture, 30 hours laboratory; 3 credits
Methods and techniques of vocabulary improvement in the early childhood classroom setting. Application to classroom practice of the study of the English language, the science of lexicography, and principles of etymology and semantic change. Analysis of selected words and word roots across content areas taught in early childhood education with special emphasis on vocabulary development and the nature of language.