LCD 717 - The Acquisition of Language

Overview

Course Title

The Acquisition of Language

Description

Development of language in the normal child; theoretical and empirical issues. The course involves the study of the processes and variations of speech, language, communication and preliteracy skills in typically developing mono- and bilingual children. Objectives include an exploration of the impact of cultural, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, and individual variations on the child's acquisition of language; an understanding of the processes involved in language learning, language use, and the foundations of literacy from prelinguistic stages to complex language development.

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

Course Schedule