In this short course you will explore the possibility that children might acquire written language in a way that is similar to how they acquire spoken language—without instruction. You will encounter various aspects of behavioral science and technology that are relevant to this proposition. You will have the opportunity to learn the the perceptual, cognitive, and neurological capacities of children during their first years of life. You will advance your understanding of children and how they learn language. You will also be more attuned to current advances in the technology of human machine interactions, and what these phenomena imply for learning to read at an early age.
Children Acquiring Literacy NaturallyUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
About this Course
University of California, Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz is an outstanding public research university with a deep commitment to undergraduate education. It’s a place that connects people and programs in unexpected ways while providing unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CHILDREN ACQUIRING LITERACY NATURALLY
It help me increase my knowledge and give new ideas and methods of reading and learning , also teach us about how children acquire and adapt new learning through environment.
This course has helped me to understand different techniques to teach children and help them to acquire skills naturally.
The class was both fun and interesting. Thanks so much!
It is a good course and the technical language is of high order. The insight questions were helpful.
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