This is Part 1 of the five-part series, Personal Narratives Across Diverse Cultures. This course will (1) explain the foundations of personal narratives and why personal narratives are a critical aspect of development, (2) describe influences of culture on autobiographical memories and personal narratives, and (3) identify strategies to promote the ability to tell detailed, coherent personal narratives. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on August 3, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the foundations of personal narratives and why personal narratives are a critical aspect of development.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe influences of culture on personal narratives.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies to promote telling of detailed, coherent personal narratives.
|5-10 Minutes||What are personal narratives & why are they important?|
|10-20 Minutes||Autobiographical memory|
|20-35 Minutes||Development of personal narratives|
|35-50 Minutes||Cultural variations in memory and personal narratives|
|50-55 Minutes||Explanation of KIDNET|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Westby is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services in Albuquerque, NM and an affiliated professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. She is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is Board certified in Child Language, and has received the Honors of the ASHA and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Geneva College and the University of Iowa. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on theory of mind, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, assessment and facilitation of written language, and issues in assessment and intervention with culturally/linguistically diverse populations.
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