(3)The focus of this course is on the study of typical and atypical language development. Topics include normal acquisition of speech and language, developmental milestones, theories related to language acquisition, socio-cultural influences, differences in typical development, language disorders, English Language Learners, and strategies and adaptations to facilitate language development and learner success in the educational setting. A minimum of 20 hours of field experience is required. For TESOL Endorsement the field hours must be completed with approved ELL subjects. Cross-listed with SPED 547.