2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 0570 - Language and Communication Development and Intervention

Credits: 3

This course will examine language and communication with an emphasis on continuity and variation in development. Students will be introduced to the developmental process of acquiring oral and written language and communication skills. In addition students will examine the impact of exceptional learning needs and cultural and linguistic diversity on language and communication development and use. Students will explore strategies for assessing and supporting language and communication skills, including the use of augmentative and alternative communication approaches and other assistive technologies. Students will consider language and communication teaching from a Universal Design for Learning perspective and will be exposed to culturally responsive interventions that support oral and written language proficiency and communicative competence.

Prerequisites:  EDUC 0221 or EDUC 0540 
(Early Childhood, Special Needs Pre K-8, 5-12, N-21)