Syllabus of Childrens Lit Inf 322T

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The University of Texas at Austin School of Information INF 322T Children’s Literature Fall 2010, Unique #28420 Veronica Covington, Ph.D. Aug. 24-Dec. 7. 2011 Mon. /Wed. 2:00-3:30 Final: Wed., Dec. 7, 2011, 2:00-5:00 Jes. A121A Office: UTA 5.460 (1616 Guadalupe) http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/about/location.php Office Hrs. by appointment on Mon. /Wed. 3:45-4:30 Phone: W- 512 471-4374 Email: veronica@ischool.utexas.edu Teaching Assistant: Lisa Cruces lisacruces@utexas.edu Office Hrs, 12 noon-2:00 p.m. Mon. or by appt. Text: Rebecca J. Lukens. A Critical Handbook of Children’s Literature . 8 th Edition. Pearson Education, 2007. Course Syllabus Description: INF 322T – The course is intended as a survey that deals with the selection, evaluation, and utilization of literary materials for children from preschool through middle school age (1-14 years of age). It is expected that students read literary selections for children in this age range. Lists will be provided throughout the course. Course Objectives: 5 To identify and understand the values of using literature with children 6 To identify the states in language, cognitive, social, and personality development and to recommend appropriate literature 7 To identify and to apply evaluative criteria for plot development, characterization, setting, theme, style and point of view; to develop instructional approaches that reach plot development, characterization, setting, theme, style, and point of view 8 To evaluate picture books and to describe strategies for sharing picture books with children 9 To identify characteristics of folktales, myths, fables, and legends; to develop strategies from different countries and for investigating folktales from a single country 10 To evaluate modern fantasy according to point of view, setting, characterization, and theme; to develop strategies for understanding a appreciating modern fantasy 11 To identify elements in poetry and to demonstrate methods for involving children in poetry 12 To evaluate contemporary realistic fiction; to develop strategies for using
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contemporary realistic fiction in the classroom 13 To list criteria for evaluating historical fiction and to understand the chronological order of events in the historical time line; to analyze similarities and differences between themes developed during different time periods in history; to develop strategies for using historical fiction in the classroom 14 To evaluate multicultural literature and to develop strategies for using multicultural literature 15 To list criteria for evaluating biography and informational books and to describe how nonfictional informational books may be utilized with children Course Schedule NOTE: When time allows, we will be viewing from the media selections. Aug. 24, 2010
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