INF 322T - Children’s Literature
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester||Day & Time||Instructor||Course Fee||Register|
|INF 322T||Children’s Literature||Summer 2020||MTWTHF 3:30PM - 4:40PM||Marion Rocco||$850.00||Class not available|
Children’s Literature is a survey course in the evaluation, selection and proper and creative use of books, and other media with children ages 0 to 12. In this course, students will engage in extensive reading of children’s books to develop their capacity to critically read, analyze and respond to a diverse body of literature; identify and evaluate the elements of various genres of children’s literature; apply knowledge of children, their development and interests to the selection and recommendation of appropriate literature; and apply knowledge of selection and evaluation criteria to books created for children.
Seats limited; early enrollment is advised.
Date & Location:
This course will be conducted entirely online. Daily real-time participation is required during scheduled meeting times.
First class day: Thursday, June 4
Last class day: Thursday, July 9
Essentials of Children’s Literature, 9th ed., (2018), by Kathy G. Short, Carol Lynch-Brown, & Carl M. Tomlinson.
Required Children’s Books:
- Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
- The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt
- The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
- Wonder by R.J. Palacio
- Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
- The Giver by Lois Lowry
- Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
- Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
- El Deafo by Cece Bell
- The New Kid by Jerry Craft
Evaluation, selection, and proper and creative use of books and other media with children.
No refunds after 6/9/2020.