2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 24, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EDU 230 - Language and Literacy Experiences

Description: Language and literacy processes and the way in which literature enriches a child's development. Review of children's literature and methods of enhancing literacy experiences. This course is cross-listed with ECE 230 .

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Language and literacy processes
  2. Biblographies
  3. Reviewing and evaluating children's literature
  4. Artistic content
  5. Lesson plans utilizing children's literature
  6. Storytelling and reading aloud

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe language development leading to literacy. (1)
  2. Define and use the common literary genres to develop literacy skills. (1-3,6)
  3. Identify criteria for selecting quality children's literature. (2-4)
  4. Plan developmentally appropriate lessons to promote language and literacy learning (1,5,6)
  5. Identify literature for use in biblio-therapeutic contexts. (2,3)
  6. Create a bibliography of literature for children. (2)