ECE 220 - Early Language and Literacy Development
This course examines language and early literacy development in children from preschool through third grade. It covers theories, materials, and approaches of early literacy learning with a strong focus on diverse learners, inclusive practices, appropriate assessments, and family literacy partnerships. In addition, the course includes the study of strategies to build competency in research-based components of early reading and writing such as oral language, print awareness, alphabetic principle, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension. Students learn how to plan and use developmentally appropriate experiences and environments to address learning standards.
ECE 200 - Early Childhood Education in Contemporary America
ECE 210 - Child Development Associate (CDA) Field Experience
ECE 200 or ECE 210