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EDDD 8081 The Language Literacy Continuum from Birth through Age 8: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDDD 8081 Course Readings

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Colker, L. J. (n.d.). The word gap: The early years make a difference. Teaching Young Children, 7(3), 26–28.

Eicher, J. D., Powers, N. R., Cho, K., Miller, L. L., Mueller, K. L., Ring, S. M., … Gruen, J. R. (2013). Associations of prenatal nicotine exposure and the dopamine related genes ANKK1 and DRD2 to verbal language. PLoS ONE, 8(5): e63762

Feustel, B. (2014). Collaborative practices between general and special educators in inclusive classrooms (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database. (UMI No. 3630993)

Kuhl, P. K. (2010). Brain mechanisms in early language acquisition. Neuron, 67(5), 713–727.

Lovejoy, C. (2014). Literacy instruction in three preschool programs: A multiple case study (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text database. (UMI No. 3641298)

Mattson, S. N., Crocker, N., & Nguyen, T. T. (2011). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Neuropsychological and behavioral features. Neuropsychology Review, 21(2), 81–101.

Pungello, E. P., Iruka, I. U., Dotterer, A. M., Mills-Koonce, R., & Reznick, J. S. (2009). The effects of socioeconomic status, race, and parenting on language development in early childhood. Developmental Psychology, 45(2), 544–557.

Rushton, S. (2011). Neuroscience, early childhood education and play: We are doing it right! Early Childhood Education Journal, 39, 89–94.

Other Readings

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