EDUC 0509 - Children's Literature

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide teachers with a background in children's literature and its use intoday's classroom. Emphasis will be given to a review of various types of children's literature, ways to share literature effectively with children, the use of media to encourage more reading, and  the establishment of library centers within the classroom setting. Areas of specialization such as award-winning books, key illustrators, poetry and traditional literature will also be included in this course.

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