Sep 28, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 551 - Language Arts in Childhood and Early Childhood Education


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
This course examines research-based knowledge of language learning and its influence on listening, speaking, reading, writing, and nonverbal communication. The course emphasizes techniques and theoretical frameworks for building a comprehensive literacy curriculum and adopting a variety of instructional practices, such as: diagnostic and reading comprehension assessments, guided reading strategies, writing and reading workshop models, integrated visual and performing arts, and reading and writing in the content areas. This course also focuses on early literacy acquisition emergent literacy, phone-mic awareness, word study, and invented spelling. Ten hours of fieldwork required.



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