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ECE 137
Language Development and Literacy


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Understand and explore language development and literacy from birth through elementary school. Topics include typical and delayed language development, facilitation and modeling of literacy techniques for preschool, elementary children, special needs students, and ESL students. Recommended: READ 088. Student may not earn credit for both ECE 137 and ED 137.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify major factors influencing language development.
  • Observe children in two different settings, as directed.
  • Explain strategies to promote, facilitate, and extend language and literacy for typically developing, special needs, and ESL students.
  • Recognize the developmental stages of language and literacy development.
  • Reflect on language development topics and experiences on a weekly basis throughout the quarter.

  • Course Topics
  • Oral language development
  • Early literacy
  • Working with families
  • Realities of cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Essential role of intentional teaching and creating learning environments
  • Interrelatedness of speaking, listening, reading and writing

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 137
    Spring 2013
    1084
    Sue Westergard
    ECE 137
    Spring 2011
    0925
    Melinda Brennan
    ECE 137
    Fall 2010
    0902
    Andrea Unck
    ECE 137
    Fall 2010
    0903
    Andrea Unck
    ECE 137
    Fall 2010
    0913
    Andrea Unck


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.