College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

ECED 502: Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Learners

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines complexity of language and literacy development of diverse young learners. Emphasizes language acquisition, reading, and writing in prekindergarten and kindergarten contexts. Focuses on evidence-based assessment and instructional practices that promote prekindergarten and kindergarten children’s language and literacy development. Explores social, cultural, affective, cognitive, and educational factors that play a role in language acquisition and literacy learning. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall Summer and Spring

Current Sections

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2020, Section: 002*, CRN 77685, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Wendy Young
  • Fall 2020, Section: 600*, CRN 83594, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Daniel Ferguson
  • Fall 2020, Section: P01*, CRN 83279, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Wendy Young

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)