Ch 1: CEOE Reading Specialist: Foundations of Literacy

About This Chapter

Allow our experienced instructors to help you prepare for the CEOE Reading Specialist exam. When you watch the video lessons associated with the chapter, you will learn all about the foundations of literacy. This information will help you prepare for some of the types of questions you will encounter when you take the exam.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Foundations of Literacy- Chapter Summary

The lessons found in this chapter cover important information about the foundations and theories of literacy. Use these lessons to help you prepare for the CEOE Reading Specialist exam. The following topics will be covered in the chapter:

  • Cognitive perspective and information processing
  • Piaget's theory
  • Lev Vygotsky's theory
  • Cognitive learning processes
  • Noam Chomsky's theories of language development

This chapter contains many useful tools to help you succeed on the CEOE Reading Specialist exam. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes can be accessed on your computer or mobile device. This allows you the convenience and freedom to study at your own pace until you feel comfortable moving forward and ready to take the exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: CEOE Reading Specialist: Foundations of Literacy
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Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing

1. Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing

When you see or hear something in your environment, how does your brain recognize what you are seeing or hearing? This lesson introduces the cognitive perspective in psychology, including the difference between sensation and perception. We'll also discuss the famous Gestalt principles of perception that you do automatically every day but didn't necessarily know there were names for what your brain was doing.

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

2. Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development focuses on how learners interact with their environment to develop complex reasoning and knowledge. This lesson will focus on the six basic assumptions of that theory, including the key terms: assimilation, accommodation and equilibration.

Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development

3. Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development

The role of culture and social interactions are imperative to cognitive development, according to psychologist, Lev Vygotsky. This lesson will discuss how social interactions play a role in cognitive development of children, provide an overview of Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory and describe the stages of speech and language development.

Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

4. Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

Explore the cognitive processes your brain is going through right now to learn information. We'll define key terms and discuss the two leading theories.

Noam Chomsky's Theories on Language

5. Noam Chomsky's Theories on Language

In this lesson, you will learn about the key theories of language development put forth by Noam Chomsky. Following this lesson, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

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