EDCI 3000 Syllabus - EDCI 3000 Course Syllabus Sections 001 and 004 Fall 2016 Instructor Office Office Hours Cell Phone Email Mrs Karen Donnelly 305

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EDCI 3000 Course Syllabus Sections 001 and 004 Fall 2016 Instructor: Mrs. Karen Donnelly Office : 305 Peabody Office Hours: by appointment Cell Phone: 978-4473 Email: [email protected] Classes meet: Section 001: Tuesdays 4:30-7:20 in 216 Peabody Section 004: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-10:20 in 216 Peabody All class handouts, assignments, rubrics, course documents, and lecture notes may be found on Moodle. Email all written assignments to the instructor. You do not have to wait until the due date. Please do not use laptops, tablets, or phones during class without permission of the instructor. Required Text: (all required books may be in eBook format, if available) Keifer, B. (2013). Charlotte Huck’s children’s literature briefly, 2 nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. Required Trade Books: Burch, C. (2008). The manny files . New York: Aladdin. Ryan, P. (2015). Echo . New York: Scholastic. Three additional books will be read by students. Titles will be assigned the first week of class. Additional Readings: Required Journal Articles will be posted on Moodle. Technology Materials: computer, printer, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet connection (these are available for student use on the first floor of Peabody as well as in other labs across campus) Catalog Description A survey of children’s literature across time, genres, and media; focus on wide reading in children’s literature and an appreciation of the value of literature for children. Overview and Correlation to the Elementary Education Program: EDCI 3000 serves a pivotal role in the elementary education program. It provides an introduction to the world of children's literature, emphasizing the role that the enjoyment of good literature plays in promoting a love for reading and for learning. It provides a bridge between the academic concentrates and professional education courses. Finally, the content and focus of EDCI 3000 form the foundation for the later courses in reading and the language arts and provides background for the use of literature across the various areas of the school curriculum. Student Learning Outcomes Students completing the course will be able to: 1. demonstrate knowledge of the wide range of literature available for children; 2. demonstrate a clear understanding of the various genres of children’s literature ; 1
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EDCI 3000 Course Syllabus Sections 001 and 004 Fall 2016 3. evaluate children’s literature according to literary quality, text complexity, and suitability for use with children; 4. identify and evaluate the elements of fiction in children’s books; 5. present literature in ways that foster children's aesthetic response; 6. understand the role of literature across the content areas; 7. apply understanding of reading grounded in evidence from literary and informational text; 8. demonstrate competency in the oral interpretation of literature, including reading aloud, storytelling, dramatization, choral reading, and readers’ theatre; 9. analyze and critique various social issues as they pertain to children’s literature, particularly issues of censorship, multiculturalism, and gender; 10.
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