May 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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EDU 334 - Children’s & Young Adult Literature

4 Credit(s)
Students explore the extensive body of literature for children and young adults. Students develop professional skills in using literature in a variety of cross-curricular applications in the instruction of children and young adults. Students explore various genres of fiction, nonfiction, and the oral tradition. Students read from a wide range of texts including but not limited to novels, folklore, mythology, native american literature, poetry, film and play scripts, picture books, graphic novels, periodicals, and digital texts. Classic and award-winning materials are emphasized. Students develop an understanding of oral and folk traditions that preceded print and electronic publication, Including indigenous oral traditions. Each student completes a reflective reading journal and an individualized research project. Experiential learning activities may include clinical experiences In the integration and use of children’s and young adult literature in a variety of educational settings, and may include real-world experiences with teachers, librarians, and youth. $5 course Fee.

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