Jul 25, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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EDEC 2500 - Emergent Literacy and Reading


Emphasizes the development of reading and literacy from a global view of language, thinking, and learning. Attention given to methods and materials, with emphasis on the use of literacy within the framework of age and individual appropriateness. Emphasis on teaching in the preschool years.

Requisites: BS6854 or AA1106 major
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Candidates will be able to assess early literacy development and plan instruction based on the findings.
  • Candidates will develop an understanding of the foundations of literacy.
  • Candidates will develop an understanding of the relationship between oral Language and early literacy.
  • Candidates will develop an understanding of the role of writing in the preschool.
  • Candidates will develop the skills and dispositions necessary to help preschool children develop print concepts.
  • Candidates will develop the skills and dispositions to use the project approach to help young childrens develop literacy within their individual needs.



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