• Program: Child Development Careers
  • Course: Language and Literacy
  • Course #: CDEV2150
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will integrate knowledge of children's language and literacy development, learning environments and teaching strategies to select, plan, present, and evaluate literature experiences to children of different abilities and diverse backgrounds. For this course students should be working with children or have consistent access to a group of children.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine language development
Model receptive language experiences
Model expressive language experiences
Respect children's cultures and home languages
Expand children's speech
Incorporate printing skills and print awareness
Create pre-reading opportunities
Integrate listening activities
Facilitate language experiences in the child's home
Develop a literacy environment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CDEV1130
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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