GENRES IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

EDU2GCL

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students study current theories for interpreting literature, with a focus on genres and forms typically associated with children's literature. Topics covered include visual and textual formats, traditional, modernist and postmodern picture books, emerging formats, fantasy, historical and realistic fiction, poetry, and the critical analysis of children's and young adult literature.

SchoolSchool 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

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU1GCL

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA list of Children's literature texts will be provided in the Subject Learning GuidePrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsA Critical Handbook of Children's Literature, 8th ed.RecommendedLukens, R. (2007)BOSTON: ALLYN AND BACON
ReadingsLiterature and the Child, 6th ed.RecommendedCullinan, B. and Galda, L. (2006)BELMONT, CA: WADSWORTH/THOMSON LEARNING
ReadingsReading the Visual: Written and Illustrated Children's LiteratureRecommendedAnstey, M & Bull, G (2000)SYDNEY: HARCOURT AUSTRALIA

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Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Demonstrated ParticipationShort answer exercises20
Personal research presentationShort answer exercises40
Weekly Reflective Journal40

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Demonstrated ParticipationShort answer exercises20
Personal research presentationShort answer exercises40
Weekly Reflective Journal40