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SPE 144: Development Of Speech And Language

3 credits

This course provides knowledge of typical language development in all language domains:Phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Aspects of language development in children with communicative disorders as it relates to theoretical approaches to language acquisition are discussed. Bilingual language development is presented to exemplify language, learning, and literacy connections.

Learning Goals

PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES – based on the 6 goals of the Conceptual FrameworkUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:Define and discuss the terms “communication”, “language”, “speech”, “phonology”, “semantics”, “syntax”, “morphology”, “English as a Second Language”, “bilingualism”, etc.Understand and apply theories of language acquisitionUnderstand and apply theories of speech developmentUnderstand and apply theories of bilingualism and multilingualism

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

Sections Offered: Spring 2024

Development Of Speech And Language
0876-144-001 T. Gozdziewski Tue/Thu 10:50 am - 12:05 pm GC - HWC 131 3

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