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All will meet on SKYPE one time during  the first week ,   then on an as needed basis. This course focuses on children’s language and literacy development from birth to age eight. Students examine theories of language development; explore strategies for engaging children in integrated listening, speaking, reading, and writing experiences. This course provides early childhood teachers with a foundation of knowledge they will need to develop classrooms and learning environments.

Required Text: Language Development in Early Childhood, 3rd ed. Author: Beverly Otto Publisher: Pearson ISBN: 978-0-13-501969-6