ECE 2208 Language Development

This course is designed to introduce the student to the four components of language arts: listening, speaking, reading and writing and how these are interrelated throughout the early childhood curriculum. The whole language approach and phonics approach will be emphasized as well as incorporating children's literature into the curriculum. The student will have the opportunity to develop skills in different methods of presenting literature reading stories, storytelling, flannel boards stories, cut a story, etc. This course concentrates on teaching environmental strategies to support the English Language Learner (ELL). Course content includes children ranging in ages from birth eight years old.



Pre- or Co-requisite

ECE 1000 -Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.