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2022 - 2023 College Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 College Catalog
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ECE* 231 - Early Language and Literacy Development


3 credits
Introduces language and literacy development in young children. Students explore early childhood language arts curricula, including speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. The influence of a child’s cultural background and experiences on emerging literacy development is explored. The teacher’s role in creating and fostering an environment that engages children in developmentally appropriate language arts experiences will be covered. Course content includes specific strategies for teaching reading and other literacy skills, the role of school-family partnerships in developing literacy, identification of students who are at risk, and reading assessment methods.



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