BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FNSL-132 - Language and Literacy Development - 3.00 Credits

FNSL-132 - Language and Literacy Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will look at speech language and literacy development in preschool and school aged students. Theories of language and literacy development will be explored. The effects of language and literacy development on academic achievement will also be discussed.
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  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • demonstrate the use of strategies to support students' speech, language, and literacy skills;

    • demonstrate an understanding of language development and the relationship between spoken and written language;

    • demonstrate an understanding of literacy development and evidence based practices in supporting acquisition of literacy skills;

    • describe historical influences and community perspectives on the development of language and literacy;

    • develop skills using programs to support literacy in FNSA (First Nations School of Association) schools; and,

    • demonstrate an understanding of how communication exceptionalities can affect academic learning and skill development.

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