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EDU340 Literacy for Early Years

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course provides prospective E.C.E. teachers with a foundational knowl­edge-base about children’s literacy development. Students learn to observe and assess children’s reading abilities and develop a repertoire of teaching strategies that reflect a balanced approach to literacy instruction. This course involves planning, implementing and evaluating experiences for children (ages 3-6) and assesses the role of specific content in teaching and learning in a variety of settings. A practicum component of 15 hours is required.

Prerequisite: Junior standing

Corequisite: ENG202