Introduction to Language, Literacy and Reading

Details
Course Code: 
ECME 315
Course Level: 
Associate
Course Description: 

This course is designed to prepare early childhood professionals for promoting children’s emergent literacy and reading development. Through a developmental approach, the course addresses ways in which early childhood professionals can foster young children’s oral language development, phonemic awareness and literacy problem-solving skills, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This course provides the foundation for early childhood professionals to become knowledgeable about literacy development in young children. Instructional approaches and theory-based, and research-based, strategies to support the emergent literacy and reading skills of native speakers and English language learners will be presented.

Prerequisites: 

n/a

Is this course in English or Spanish?: 
English
Semester Offered: 
Fall

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