Dec 10, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3080 - Emergent Literacy and the Developing Child


3 cr. 3 hr. Evening course offered annually.

Early babbling and scribbles are the foundation of learning to read and write for young children. This course examines the early phases of reading and writing development including oral language and vocabulary development, alphabet and phonological awareness, the role of content knowledge, decoding skills, and the foundation for writing from 0 to 5. Candidates will learn to apply theory and research-based practices to support the development of all learners, with particular emphasis to bolstering skills for children in poverty and dual language learners. This course requires a 15 hour pre-practicum.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 1200  and EDUC 3023  and SPED 2002  



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