Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Discussion
Enrollment Information
Course Attribute:
Continuing Education
Contract Classes
Description
This course focuses on the growing body of international children's and adolescent literature and on the issues that surround this literature. Students will examine the different definitions of what constitutes international children's and adolescent literature, explore the international literature currently being published in different parts of the world for children and adolescents and the international literature that is available in the United States, examine both the major issues surrounding global children's and adolescent literature and use international children's and adolescent literature in the K-12 classroom. The course will also help students deepen their understanding of the field of children's literature, what it includes, what makes it unique, and what makes a particular book a strong example of exemplary children's or adolescent literature.