Full Title: Interactions_Hanen Certificate PT
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:EDUC N7021
Credits: 7.5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:This module will facilitate the student to develop skills to be able to foster language and communication skills in children under 6 years which will facilitate their communication with both adults and peers and support their developing literacy. These skills will help prevent language delays in at risk children and second-language learners; provide intervention for those with language delays and language enrichment for typically developing children.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Compare children’s and adults’ communication styles and how these interact.
  2. Discuss the stages of communication and identify a child’s developmental stage.
  3. Choose and apply a variety of stimulation techniques to foster communication, play, peer interaction and early literacy.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Communication styles
Adult and Children
Developmental stages of language acquisition
Play and peer interaction
Naturalistic language stimulation techniques
Developing early literacy
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment Students have to attend and participate in all aspects of module learning and teaching. In addition students will have to participate in an assessed video recording and a written piece of work. 1,2,3 100.00 100 40 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

This course has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning Combination of support and on-site coaching 1.50 Every Week 1.50
Practical Professional Practice 4.00 Once per semester 0.27
Independent Study No Description 25.00 Once per semester 1.67
Directed Reading No Description 25.00 Once per semester 1.67
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.10
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.77
Recommended Book Resources
  • Weitzman, E. & Greenberg, J. 2002, Learning Language and Loving It: A Guide to promoting Children’s Social, Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood Settings, 2nd ed Ed., Hanen Centre Toronto
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_NNAEC_7 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Early Childhood Studies 4 Mandatory