EDU 305 - Emerging Literacies

An introduction to the development of academic languages, oral and written, through linguistic, cognitive and literacy meaning-making processes in young learners. This course examines the development and assessment of phonological and phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling and of cueing systems paired with balanced teaching approaches that are grounded in student-centered learning theories that stress the role of school, home, and community.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 200 or EDU 206 and Admission into Elementary, Elementary Bilingual, or Early Childhood program, or IDS major with Child, Families and Communities Studies Concentration.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2020