Career & Technical Education > Education

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Surveys children's literature: issues, genre, censorship, historical background, book evaluation and selection.


II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have:

  • Gained factual knowledge (genre, issues, history of children’s literature)
  • Learned fundamental principles, generalizations, and theories in the field of children’s literature
  • Developed specific skills, competencies, and points of view (teachers and prospective teachers will learn how to use literature as a resource for classroom learning in all areas; writers will better understand the process of creating literature for children as well as the way children respond to literature.)
  • Learned how to find and use resources (to locate appropriate children’s literature)
  • Learned to analyze and critically evaluate (judge the literature in terms of literary quality and enduring value)
  • Gained a broader understanding and appreciation of children’s literature (as a resource in the classroom and as art)

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled EDU-207 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no EDU-207 classes scheduled for this term.