EDUC 260

Emergent Literacy (EDUC 260)

Emergent Literacy

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENGL 115, ENGL 103W, ENGL 103, or ENGL 104, or satisfactory test scores placing into ENGL 103W or higher. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 115 allowed. This course will broaden students’ knowledge of the theoretical base, as well as instructional strategies to enhance literacy practices of children ages 0-8. The course will cover developing literacy by emphasizing practices which engage children in integrated, meaningful and functional activities [Semester Offered: Spring]

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Day Time Campus Method Building
06/06/2022 - 08/10/2022 04:30 PM - 06:15 PM Dowagiac Hybrid Dale A Lyons Building-219

Emergent Literacy

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENGL 115, ENGL 103W, ENGL 103, or ENGL 104, or satisfactory test scores placing into ENGL 103W or higher. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 115 allowed. This course focuses on language and literacy development within the context of the whole child within learner-centered environments from birth through age 8. This course is an introduction of practice-based strategies that emphasize research-based practices which engage children in integrated, meaningful and functional activities. Topics include: Essential instructional Practices in Literacy across the continuum of development, planning that is learner centered and culturally responsive, curriculum design and assessment, motivation and engagement, print concepts, phonological awareness, comprehension, early writing composition and overall communication skill development. The course meets Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Clinical Experience Requirements in the category of student contact hours for B-K, PK-3 and 3-6 grade bands. This course requires a minimum of 21 hours of observation/filed experience. This course aligns to MDE B-K and PK-3 standards for teacher preparation and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Standards; Competencies ECE I and II.[Semester Offered: Fall and Summer]

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.

Day Time Campus Method Building
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM Dowagiac Hybrid Dale A Lyons Building-219

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.