Corequisite: EDHD425; and corequisite: EDHD419 or EDSP420.
Restriction: Must be enrolled in Professional Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Early childhood students introduced to current research/methods on teaching language arts. Focus on development of linguistic and cognitive processes in emergent literacy and beginning reading and writing. Application to models for the instruction and assessment of reading/writing in preschool-aged children. Also includes material on classroom-based interventions for young children at risk of reading failure due to learning difficulties. Includes Field Experiences.