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Today's Children's Literature (EDMA 207)

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*Self-Paced: You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
1 Semester Hours of Credit

Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
*Registration will open March 1, 2024, and you have until June 12, 2024 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on August 21, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit - $220 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Course Overview

This self-paced 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.

SYLLABUS (Wait to purchase your books until after you register. The instructor updates the reading list regularly and will send you an updated list after you register)

Instructor: Amber Kuehler

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.