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Khara Lynn Pence Turnbull

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Education and Human Development
Department: School of Education and Human Development
Office location and address
Ridley Hall 244
405 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph.D., University of Delaware
B.S., Frostburg State University
EDIS 3889: Field Experience - Early Childhood Education
Credits: 1–6
Field-based practicum for preservice teachers seeking initial licensure. Students develop skills in fostering positive professional relationships with students, colleagues, and peers; designing and implementing individual, small group, and whole class instruction; and observing and reflecting on practice. This course meets the guidelines for state-approved teacher education programs in Virginia.
EDIS 4340: Early Language Development Theory, Science, and Practice
Credits: 3
This course examines language as a complex and dynamic system for the purposes of thought and communication, with a focus on development occurring between birth and age eight. This course also examines how practitioners may guide and shape this pivotal developmental process, using theory and science to inform educational and clinical practices for measuring and fostering early childhood language development in positive ways.
EDLF 4995: Directed Research
Credits: 1–6
Directed Research under supervision of faculty member.
EDLF 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–12
Under close faculty guidance, students work on an area of interest not covered by the curriculum. A plan of study must be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.