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Education 151: Language and Literacy (Winter 2014, UC Irvine). Instructor: Professor Penelope Collins. 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 addressed.

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Understanding Language, Literacy, and Thought, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Understanding Language, Literacy, and Thought, Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Understanding English Phonetics Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Understanding English Phonology Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Understanding English Morphology, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Understanding English Morphology, Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Understanding English Orthography, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Understanding English Orthography, Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Understanding Semantics, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Understanding Semantics, Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Understanding Syntax, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Understanding Syntax, Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Understanding Spoken Discourse and Stylistics Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Understanding Language Variation and American Dialects Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Applying Linguistic Theory to Practice, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Applying Linguistic Theory to Practice, Part II Unlimited

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