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EDO3472 Children's Literature

Short Description: Children's Literature
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BEDU (Primary) Only - EDP2111

Other requisites

Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.

Synopsis

This course will explore the selection and use of children's literature to enrich the educational experience of diverse literacies learners. The development of children's literature from historical through to contemporary genres will be studied. Investigation and analysis will be conducted to explore the value of literary texts, including wide reading from a range of picture books, novels for beginning and independent readers. Pedagogical strategies for engaging diverse learners through the use of quality literature will also be explored.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online