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EDC 738: Literacy in Bilingual/Bicultural Early Childhood Settings, Birth to Grade 2.

3 hours, 3 credits. Exploration of ways that infants, toddlers, young bilingual, bicultural children, and children with special needs develop language and literacy in family, early care, and school settings. Approaches to literacy assessment and instruction in both the native and second languages, including use of media and technology within an integrated curriculum to meet national, State standards, and the needs of children with disabilities. Visits to early childhood bilingual settings, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. Ten hours of fieldwork required. PREREQ: EDC 721, EDC 722 and SPE 703 or EBS 701. Note: Required course for Bilingual Extension.

Last modified: 3/11/2014