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