EECE 722 - Language Development and Multilingualism in Early Childhood

Overview

Description

This course explores the language acquisition and literacy development of multilingual children from birth to age eight. Psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic views of language are used to examine social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of language acquisition and learning. Topics include multilingual language development, multiliteracy, standard and non-standard languages, language instruction in schools, bilingual education, and other topics specific to the language learning of multilingual children. Course topics explore how early childhood educators can support students from various languagebackgrounds through instructional approaches that meet the needs of multilingual learners.This course has an M&T Fee. For more info visit: http://qc.cuny.edu/?id=JU9F

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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