May 27, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue

LITY 615 Literacy in Early Childhood Education

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course will examine research-based methods, principles and strategies forsetting the foundation of literacy development. Through investigation of theories and current issues in emergent literacy, participants will be engaged in an on-going examination of how to teach literacy versus how children learn literacy through exploration and play. The historic underpinnings and conflict between these philosophies will be discussed. In addition, participants will discuss how to use the Common Core to promote effective literacy instruction.

Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.