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ECE. 255 Multilingual Learners: Language and Literacy Development

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Course Description

Children's language and literacy acquisition focusing on the connection between language and brain development. Course covers the expressive and receptive functions of language; theories of language acquisition; first and second language acquisition; code-switching; dual language learning support; varieties of English such as Black English Vernacular; and the revitalization of tribal languages.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU