CD 55
Literacy Development and Activities for the Young Child

Course Description

Theories of language acquisition and the process of language development in young children. Introduction to methods and materials that enhance emerging language and literacy for infants through school-age children in a culturally diverse society. (This course meets NAEYC Standards: 1a,1b,1c; 3a, 3b, 3c; 4b, 4c, 4d; NBPTS Standards 1-10 for ECE-Middle Years; DEC/CEC standards 1-8; and CA ECE Standards 1, 2, 5 and 8.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23968 CD 55 01Z ··W···· 06:30 PM-09:20 PM Jayanti Roy ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

C D -055.-01Z-: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Advisory: EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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