Nov 19, 2019  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020

RED 3009 - Early and Emergent Literacy

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Upper-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): EEC 3301
Corequisite(s): EEC 3301
AA Elective: No
This course surveys theories and practices applied to early literacy development. The teacher candidate examines and applies research-based approaches that are used in fostering the development of oral language and vocabulary, phonemic and phonological awareness, concepts of print, and comprehension. The role of emergent language and literacy learning in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking are explored while addressing the social, emotional, physical, and creative development of young children. This course covers instructional strategies and related activities that foster a balanced, differentiated, positive, and constructive approach towards literacy learning for young children. In addition to class meetings, field experiences in a kindergarten to grade-three educational setting are required. This course satisfies competencies for the Florida Reading Endorsement.  

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