Language Development

Course Code: MMASEN_08

Masters Level Module

This module introduces participants to a range of theories (cognitive, linguistic and social) that attempt to explain the processes and mechanisms of language development. There will be ample opportunity to explore evidence from research regarding current debates and issues of controversy in the field of language development, including syntactic development, vocabulary acquisition and phonological development. The module also includes an applied strand about children who experience difficulties in developing language and communication skills. These sessions introduce speech, language and communication difficulties, language interventions and explore the relationship between spoken and written language.

When is this module taught?

This module will be taught at 5.30pm every Tuesday

Related Programmes

Master of Teaching (MTeach) Special Educational Needs