Information Package / Course Catalogue
Early Literacy
Course Code: CGB255
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To teach early childhood literacy skills and child literature

Course Content

Description of basic concepts of literacy and child literature, predictive skills of reading and writing skills, criteria for choosing age appropriate books, importance of dialogic reading, literacy development from birth to seven years of childhood.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows the differences between early literacy and literacy
2.Explain the developmental changes experienced in literacy skills in childhood
3.Learn how to evaluate children's literacy skills
4.Explain the differences between literacy skills of children with normal development and special needs
5.Knows how to support literacy skills of children aged 0-7
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Turan, F., Akoğlu, G. (2011). Education of phonological awareness in preschool period., Eğitim ve Bilim.36(161). 64-75.
2.Temel, F. (2015) (Editör).Language and Early Literacy. Ankara:Hedef Yayıncılık.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic terms about literacy and child literature
Week 2 - Theoretical
Language, Thinking and Learning
Week 3 - Theoretical
Systems of Spoken Language
Week 4 - Theoretical
Systems of Spoken Language
Week 5 - Theoretical
Systems of Written Language
Week 6 - Theoretical
Systems of Written Language
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
The beginnings of literacy
Week 9 - Theoretical
Literacy skills from three to five years
Week 10 - Theoretical
Literacy skills from five to seven years
Week 11 - Theoretical
Home influences on literacy Learning
Week 12 - Theoretical
Early and emergent literacy components
Week 13 - Theoretical
Early and emergent literacy teaching strategies
Week 14 - Theoretical
Supporting Language and Literacy Learning in Preschools
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)73
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-3
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue