ERIC Number: ED108762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Language Development: Syntax. A Performance-Based Early Childhood-Special Education Teacher Preparation Program. Monograph 10.
The syntax module of the language development curriculum portion of the Early Childhood-Special Education Teacher Preparation Program at the University of Virginia includes the following areas: (1) various aspects of syntax development as background for an outline of the ontogeny of syntax development in children 18-106 months of age; (2) syntax development outcomes appropriate to young children, including the relevancy of such, with special reference to Chomsky's theoretical position; (3) techniques for measuring syntax development with particular emphasis placed upon techniques developed by both Lee and Menyuk; (4) general condition needed for development of syntax; (5) specific conditions and appropriate teaching strategies for development of (a) the ability to express oneself in identified patterns of standard English, (b) the ability to ask questions, and (c) fluency; and (6) cognitive and skill competencies needed by teachers for facilitating the development of syntax in young children. (ED)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment, Grammar, Interaction Process Analysis, Language Acquisition, Language Patterns, Linguistic Theory, Measurement Techniques, Special Education, Syntax, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Transformational Generative Grammar
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. School of Education.
Note: For other documents on this program, see PS 007 960-974