GENRES IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

EDU2GCL

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWeekly online learning activities and tutorial discussion. Students are also expected to keep up with the weekly reading of texts and own research.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsEDU1GCL

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Reading the Visual: Written and Illustrated Children's Literature

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAnstey, M & Bull, G

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHARCOURT AUSTRALIA

ISBN0729536025, 9780729536028

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLukens, R.

Year2013

Edition/Volume9th ed

PublisherALLYN AND BACON

ISBN9780137056385

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Literature and the Child

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCullinan, B. and Galda, L.

Year2016

Edition/Volume9th

PublisherBELMONT, CA: WADSWORTH/THOMSON LEARNING

ISBN9781305642362

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify the defining features of a variety of genres in children's literature.
02. Critique specific texts in terms of theoretical perspectives, social and historical contexts, and styles used by particular authors or author/illustrators.
03. Explore unfamiliar texts in terms of those perspectives, contexts and styles.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Demonstrated Participation Equivalence to 800 words Short answer exercises and online discussion

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Personal research presentation= 1600 words.Students will create an online presentation on a topic relevant to childrens' literature.Presentation delivery will be based in digital component&each student will also provide a downloadable info sheet on their topic for other members of class

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3

Weekly Reflectv Journal=1600 words.Studn will keep a reflectv journ on weekly topics, examin literary txt&analyticl reading on reading list.will develp,in depth, their own awareness of topics, by relatin them to personl reading histry&experince, consider analys&Commentry by others

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Demonstrated Participation Equivalence to 800 words Short answer exercises and online discussion

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Personal research presentation= 1600 words.Students will create an online presentation on a topic relevant to childrens' literature.Presentation delivery will be based in digital component&each student will also provide a downloadable info sheet on their topic for other members of class

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3

Weekly Reflectv Journal=1600 words.Studn will keep a reflectv journ on weekly topics, examin literary txt&analyticl reading on reading list.will develp,in depth, their own awareness of topics, by relatin them to personl reading histry&experince, consider analys&Commentry by others

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Demonstrated Participation Equivalence to 800 words Short answer exercises and online discussion

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Personal research presentation= 1600 words.Students will create an online presentation on a topic relevant to childrens' literature.Presentation delivery will be based in digital component&each student will also provide a downloadable info sheet on their topic for other members of class

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3

Weekly Reflectv Journal=1600 words.Studn will keep a reflectv journ on weekly topics, examin literary txt&analyticl reading on reading list.will develp,in depth, their own awareness of topics, by relatin them to personl reading histry&experince, consider analys&Commentry by others

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2