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EDU440 Children's Literature and Literacy Learning

Prepares educators to capitalize on children’s literature for fostering learning. Focuses on children’s literature as a unique context for literacy, linguistic, and literary learning in the classroom. Explores the field of children’s literature and literary analysis by reading, analyzing, and evaluating children’s books representing each major literary genre. Develops questioning techniques designed to enrich children’s experience as readers, to enhance the quality of their responses to literary texts, and to help children develop the strategies necessary to generate meaning as readers and writers. This course is taught as a workshop with several full-day and additional part-day sessions each summer. See the current course schedule for details. (Meets content-pedagogy requirement for professional teaching certification).

Credits: 3
Offered: SummerB
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Instructors: L. Gatto
EDU 440 Children's Literature and Literacy Learning course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.