Today's Children's Literature (EDMA 207)

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Today's Children's Literature

1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit

Course Overview

This course examines recent books and trends in publications for children and young adults and how they can best be utilized in the K-8 classroom.   

Course Objectives

  • Increase their familiarity with the world of recent children’s literature and its genres, including fiction and nonfiction, technology, media-based information and non-print materials.
  • Identify and utilize a number of resources in the field of children’s literature.
  • Experience and understand the use of activities and extensions related to literature such as literature circles, book talks, and Readers’ Theatre.
  • Explore the role of culturally diverse literature in the classroom.

 
Instructor

DeDe Small

Course Dates‌
TBD

COST
$185.00

SYLLABUS

This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations.  Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registration over into the following semester.

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