ECE 304 Foundations of Early Language and Literacy Development in Historical, Political and Sociocultural Contexts, Birth to Grade Two

The investigation of literacy through historical, political and sociocultural lenses.  Research and theory of the relationship between language acquisition and emergent/early literacy development in children from infancy to age eight. Emphasis on children’s language and literacy development in multicultural, multilingual home and educational settings. Includes the study of language development for children with special needs and multilingual learners. Requires a minimum of 10 hours of field work in home and educational settings with diverse populations and contrasting social and economic environments.  

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

Permission required. ECE 301 and Declaration of ECCE Minor