sap course 1429798629

Course Code & Number:

ECE 341

Course Title:

Early Childhood Foreign Language Educati

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Tabors, P. O. (2008). One child, two languages: A guide for early childhood educators of children learning English as a second language. Baltimore: Paul H Brookes Pub Co. 2. Paradis, J., Kirova, A. & Dachyshyn, D. M. (2009). Working with young children who are Learning English as a New Language. Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Education.
Extended Description: 

Theories of foreign language learning during early childhood. Approaches and techniques in teaching a foreign language to young children. Foundations of foreign language in early childhood education Phonology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics development of young children in foreign language teaching. Organizing and managing the foreign language teaching programs. Assessing the development of foreign language learners.

Design Content: 

N/A

Computer Usage: 
N/A
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. critisize theories of foreign language learning for young children
2. organize developmentally appropriate foreign language curriculum and instructional plans in early childhood education
3. utilize appropriate instructional strategies for teaching a foreign language to young children
4. design developmentally appropriate foreign language learning environments and experiences for young children
5. use information and communication technology to support young children’s foreign language learning 
6. use appropriate assesment tools and techniques to evaluate young children’s learning of a foreign language.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Peer Teaching
Scaffolding/Coaching
Collaborating
Think-Pair-Share
Microteaching
Simulation & Games
Video Presentations
Brainstorming
Drama/Roleplaying
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Written Project
Self Evaluation
Peer Evaluation
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Observation
10
hrs
Hands-on Work
8
hrs
Quizzes /Homeworks
10
hrs
Final Exam
10
hrs
Resource Review
10
hrs
Report on a Topic
10
hrs
Oral Presentation
12
hrs
Poster Presentation
12
hrs
Team Meetings
10
hrs

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