Courses Catalogue

Language Teaching In Early Childhood

COURSE CODE: ECP 3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

  • The concept of language
  • Approaches in language teaching, listening skill, writing, children’s literature.
  • Poetry & Drama in Early Childhood.
  • Making & using the language materials
  • Evaluating the language programme for young children.

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

§  Dramatisation method

§  Observation method

§  Discovery/Inquiry

§  Group Discussion method

§  Problem solving method

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes
  • Braille paper
  • Slates and styll
  • Penkins Braillers
  • Marburgs
  • Abacus
  • Type writers