Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

ECE 155 * Children's Language Development (3)

Prerequisite(s): Placement in or completion of ENG 100.

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent employment in an early childhood care or education facility, or concurrent enrollment in Cooperative Education in an early childhood care or education facility.

An overview of children's language growth from birth to age five: the development of sounds, structures, and meaning. Implications of family and social input, including mixed or multiple languages. Consideration of special cases (hearing or vision impaired, for example) and of the relationship of spoken to written language. Application to childcare or preschool setting.

3 hours lecture.