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EDUC 584-W4 - Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy

Offered by: Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019

This course focuses on the relationship of language, cognition, and culture. Language acquisition theories, linguistic and ethnic diversity, the effects of home environment on language acquisition, and the stages of oral and written language development will be addressed. The course content includes the history of language, uses of language for a variety of purposes, grammar, dialect, and language usage within a global society. A focus will be on critical analysis of current research literature on language acquisition and emergent literacy and its implications for best teaching practices. Includes a field component.
Subject: Education
Level: Graduate
Instructor(s): Renee Roof
Dates: July 1, 2019 — August 2, 2019
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