2019-2020 University Catalog 
    May 28, 2022  
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SED 312 - Language Development (Education)

3 Credit(s)

Explores the development of language and literacy in the pre-K child. Comparison of theoretical aspects of language and literacy to practical school-based situations. Development of spoken language emphasized: syntactic, morphological, phonological, semantic, and pragmatic components of language. Authentic assessment of language development, strategies for teaching vocabulary to young students, learning ways to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse students, and supporting the oral language development of all students are addressed. Spring semester. Field experience is a required component of this course. Tubercular check, Act 33 Child Abuse, Act 34 Criminal Record check, Act 114 FBI Federal Criminal History Record, and PDE-6004 (Arrest or Conviction Report and Certification Form) required. Formal admission into the Education Program required.

Prerequisite(s): SED 202  and SED 206 .

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