An introduction to speech and language development of young children and teaching practices that support language and literacy development. Typical and atypical language development and the factors that influence that development will be emphasized. Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities and instructional materials is included. 

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ECEC 1151-HYB01

Duration: 16 week session

Instructor: Michelle Barton

Special Requirements:This is a hybrid course, so students will need to travel to campus to complete a portion of their required coursework.









For questions regarding this course, contact the instructor or COD Online support.

Credit Hours

3 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)


Students must have taken Early Childhood Education and Care 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Early Childhood Education and Care 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.

Time Requirements

Students can expect to spend 10-12 hours each week completing the work required for the course.