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EDC 730: Understanding and Documenting Young Bilingual Children's Literacy Development and Concepts of the World Around Them, Birth to Grade 2.

6 hours, 6 credits. Exploration of the diverse ways that infants, toddlers, and young bilingual, bicultural children develop language and literacy. Understanding of basic human needs and interdependence in family, early care, and school settings. Study of approaches to literacy and the social studies documentation and assessment and instructional strategies in native and second languages through media and technology within an integrated curriculum. Requires fieldwork with children, action research, and an academic portfolio. PREREQ: Successful completion of Competency Area I and Step 2.

Last modified: 8/4/2015