Summer 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course is a broad introduction to children’s literature, focusing on the genres and concepts of publications for children from picture books to informational books. Learning experiences are designed to encourage the greatest possible dialogue (both written and oral) and exchange of views and ideas related to children’s literature. Students will develop critical abilities in examining publications for children and will be required to do wide reading in the genres. The primary emphasis will be on the materials themselves, but you will also be expected to become familiar with the extensive variety of resources available for children’s literature.
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