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ECED& 180
Lang/ Literacy Develop


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Develop teaching strategies for language acquisition and literacy skill development at each developmental stage (birth-age 8) through the four interrelated areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Formerly ECE 137. Recommend: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Define language acquisition and early literacy; describe developmentally appropriate literacy behaviors.
  • Discuss the value of early literacy learning and the role of adults in promoting the “power and pleasure” of literacy.
  • Analyze and select children’s literature and other learning materials for a population of diverse learners, reflective of all.
  • Recognize and create activities/resources that support (infant/toddler through eight years old) oral language development and early literacy learning.
  • Describe a developmental continuum and assessment practices for documenting reading and writing acquisition.
  • Identify strategies for recognizing and responding to academic, linguistic, and cultural differences in children.

  • Course Topics
  • Oral language development
  • Early literacy
  • 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  
    ECED& 180
    Spring 2014
    6072
    Alicia Robertson
    ECED& 180
    Spring 2014
    1084
    Sue Westergard


    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.