Services for Families and Early Literacy in the Preschool Years

Services for Families and Early Literacy in the Preschool Years

This course will provide an introduction to current brain research and development of the child from birth to school age. It addresses the role of the family and library in developing early literacy (or pre-reading) skills.

Class Name Services for Families and Early Literacy in the Preschool Years
Host School The University of British Columbia
Class Identifier LIBR 529
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Allison Taylor McBryde
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description This course will provide an introduction to current brain research and development of the child from birth to school age. It addresses the role of the family and library in developing early literacy (or pre-reading) skills.
Class Disclaimer Students agree to the course parameters of the host institution, including but not limited to: course management tools, grading, any required residencies, possible synchronous sessions, and academic calendars. Students are expected to meet deadlines as outlined in course syllabus and to contribute to class participation. Please allow 2-3 weeks for grade processing after the end date of the course. Check that this delay will not interfere with deadline dates at your school for graduation or financial aid.
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date January 6th, 2014 - April 8th, 2014
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day December 2nd, 2013
Residency Start and End Date No Residency