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Crown College 2021-2022 Catalog 
Crown College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EED 352 - Foundations of Literacy

2 Credits

The purpose of this course is to explore the foundations of literacy and literacy development in a culturally diverse society. Students will explore foundational theory, the language acquisition, and developmentally appropriate instructional practices. Emphasis is given to the characteristics of a balanced, literature-rich program that integrates language with beginning reading and writing concepts. Students will investigate the role of the teacher in the development of language processes. Students will learn to plan and analyze literacy assessments for pre-primary and elementary classrooms.

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Department.