Sep 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 250A Language and Literacy Development

3 Credit(s)
This introductory course focuses on language and literacy development for children from preschool through elementary school. Emergent literacy skill, including oral language, phonemic awareness and concepts of print, will be explored. The processes involved in the reading and writing development of a first or second language learner, including vocabulary knowledge, word analysis, fluency and reading comprehension, will be emphasized.  In addition, students will learn to use children’s literature, technology, and other materials in support of children’s reading and writing development.  Three lecture hours per week. Required for all Education majors with Early Childhood and Elementary concentrations. Prerequisite: EDU 100  or EDU 105 .