Students in this course study principles of culture and language relevant to working with language communities to plan literacy programs and prepare literacy materials. The course involves both studying ideas, but also hands-on creating of a spelling system, literacy primers, transition literacy materials. The course also covers training of teachers, funding, and program sustainability.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Fall
Prerequisites: AL4303 Principles of Phonological Analysis (may be waived for literacy technicians), AA4350 Language and Society, and AL4410a Principles of Grammatical Analysis (a) or AA4350 Language and Society and AL4304 Introduction to Language Structure.
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