HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

EDU2HCL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students investigate the development of literature for children from the traditional literatures of myth and legend, folk and fairy tales, through early publishing, to the emergence of genres of adventure, fantasy and realism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2GCL or EDU1GCL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU1HCL

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDeconstructing the Hero: Literacy theory and children's literatureRecommendedHourihan, M. (1997)LONDON, NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE
ReadingsHappily Ever After: fairy tales, children and the cultureRecommendedZipes, J. (1997)NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour final examination40
one annotated bibliography (equivalent to a 1000-word essay)30
one set of webpages, with research notes (equivalent to a 1500 word essay)30

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour final examination40
one annotated bibliography (equivalent to a 1000-word essay)30
one set of webpages, with research notes (equivalent to a 1500 word essay)30