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DEC 431: Literacy and the Social Studies in Childhood Settings—Grades 1-6.

7 hours (4 hours, fieldwork; 3 hours, lecture), 4 credits. Exploration of the ways in which children develop language and literacy and an understanding of basic human needs and human interdependence in grades 1-6. Approaches to literacy and the social studies assessment and instructional strategies within an integrated curriculum. Use of technology as appropriate. PREREQ: Successful completion of Requirements for Professional Coursework (see the preceding information). Note: Requires visits to early childhood and childhood settings with diverse populations and contrasting social and economic environments and the development of an academic portfolio. No student can receive credit for both ECE 431 and DEC 431.

Last modified: 11/20/2014