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EDU467 Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development

Develops an understanding of how children develop oral communication, reading, writing, and other literacy skills, and how this development can be supported and enhanced. Explores how children acquire, use, and expand their competence with language from infancy through their first years in elementary school. Examines the theory and research on the cognitive bases for language acquisition, the sequences of intellectual development that characterize infancy and early childhood, the nature of language-based interactions with others in the immediate environment, and the uses of language in the wider community.

Credits: 3
Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Instructors: S. Woodring
EDU 467 Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.