Language and Literacy
This course is designed to help students understand the aspects of
linguistic principles and processes that underlie oral and written
language proficiency, and how this knowledge is relevant K-12
instruction. Emphasis is on a thorough, research-based understanding of
phonology, morphology, orthography, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics.
Students learn ways to use this information to support literacy and
oral language development for elementary and secondary school students.
Issues of linguistic diversity and second language learning are