ECE 6139 Language Arts
and ECED 1001 Language Arts
Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits
This course provides students with both the theory and practical skills to promote the value of early literacy, to plan language arts activities, and to choose age-appropriate literature for children from birth to eight years of age. Students will explore and practice the skills to promote the link between drama and literacy, as well as demonstrate their own story-telling abilities.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
1. Identify the importance of literacy reflected in four areas: listening, speaking, writing and reading.
2. Locate, examine and apply anti-biased curriculum planning resources to meet the individual and group needs of children.
3. Plan, implement and adapt age and developmentally appropriate language and drama activities
4. Demonstrate the role of the teacher in enhancing children's emerging skills and interests.
Language development milestones birth to 8 years in areas:
listening, speaking, writing, and reading
Appropriate anit-bias materials and equipment to support
Plan, demonstrate, evaluate and adapt developmentally
appropriate literacy activities
Role of the teacher in supporting children's development,
individually and in groups
Curriculum development in all areas of language
Best practice for supporting children's development
Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.
The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.
This course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment. If you feel you have acquired equivalent skills and knowledge through life and work experience, you can request an assessment. Contact your program co-ordinator, or the Office of the Registrar.
A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:
A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.