Description
Communication Skills for Young Learners with Mild and Moderate Disabilities
3 Undergraduate Credits
An overview of language development beginning with the development of pre-language. Techniques for evaluating and stimulating oral language development are explored and demonstrated, starting with strategies for infant stimulation through the primary grade years. Nonverbal communication including facial expressions, gestures, and other Kinesics cures; paralinguistic elements; proxemics; and artifactual cues are studies. Strategies that facilitate oral and written language in pragmatic situations in the home, school, and community are identified and demonstrated. Prereading and prewriting skills are also reviewed as are beginning reading and expository and creative writing. Aesthetic language experiences are investigated. Lesson planning and student conducted demonstrations are also required.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
SPED 320
Academic Group
School of Education
Academic Organization
Special Education
Campus
Coppin State University