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CRC19: Courses

ECE 343 Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course will prepare current or future early childhood educators and caregivers to understand and enhance the emergent literacy experiences of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate literacy practices will improve the early childhood educators' abilities to prepare children from birth to age 5 for reading and writing in the primary grades.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO # 1: Describe developmental patterns in early literacy learning and research-based teaching practices that help children build a foundation for rich vocabularies and language fluency for reading and writing.