College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

ECED 522: Developing Language, Literacy, and Communication of Diverse Infants and Toddlers

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines instructional strategies, resources, and technologies, including assistive technologies, to develop language, literacy, and communication of diverse infants and toddlers. Explores monolingual and multilingual language acquisition, cultural and linguistic diversity, and language delays and disorders. Focuses on the importance of adult-child interaction and the role of the family in children’s language, literacy, and communication development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
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 and Spring

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