EDT 246 Foundations of Language and Literacy (3)

Explores the foundations of language and literacy development as content background for effective language and literacy instruction, birth to age 21. Topics include theories of language and literacy development, history of reading and writing instruction, literacy and technology, cultural and linguistic aspects of literacy, and various perspectives and models of literacy learning.

Prerequisite: admission to the program. (For early and middle childhood majors).

Note: Early Childhood education majors take 246E as part of block #1 and Middle Childhood education majors take 246M in the early field block. Integrated English/Language Arts majors take EDT 246A prior to EDT 346A.

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