LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
- Program: Child Development Careers
- Course: Language and Literacy
- Course #: CDEV2150
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionStudents will integrate knowledge of children's language and literacy development, learning environments and teaching strategies to select, plan, present, and evaluate literature experiences to children of different abilities and diverse backgrounds. For this course students should be working with children or have consistent access to a group of children.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine language development
Model receptive language experiences
Model expressive language experiences
Respect children's cultures and home languages
Expand children's speech
Incorporate printing skills and print awareness
Create pre-reading opportunities
Integrate listening activities
Facilitate language experiences in the child's home
Develop a literacy environment
- Lecture: 3
MnTC Goal: 0
- Prerequisites: CDEV1130
- Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
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