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    Sep 15, 2019  
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PSY-733 Language

4 semester credits
The development of language takes place from birth to adulthood and is directly linked to cognitive and cultural variables that can be understood from multiple perspectives. Language disorders, on the other hand, may involve central deficits in phonemics, semantics, syntax, morphology, and pragmatics. This course focuses on the basic concepts of language development in the early school age years and different forms of language and reading deficits and their remediation.
Pre-requisites: PSY-706 , PSY-707 .
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be familiar with basic concepts and controversies in the area of language development.
  2. Understand the process of language development in the early school age years (5 to 12). 
  3. Be familiar with different forms of language and reading deficits and the importance of these distinctions for remediation.



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