CONNECT Course: Storybook Conversations



This course will introduce you to dialogic reading and describe how it can be used to promote the language and literacy skills of young children.
Course objectives
At the end of this course, you will be able to:                              

  • Describe effective dialogic reading practices for use with young children in early care and education settings; and
  • Use a decision-making process to help integrate various sources of evidence and determine whether dialogic reading will be beneficial for enhancing the language and literacy skills of young children in a particular context.

This is a 4-hour course worth .4 CEUs

Note: CEUs are approved by the Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This course has also been approved for early childhood state training hours in the following states: Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Utah. Early intervention credits (i.e., 5 credits) have also been approved by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.