Books & Media for Children: Spring 2014

Instructor:

Rae-Anne Montague

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Spring 2014

Description:

History and criticism of children’s literature; contemporary books and media; trends in book publishing and media production; developmental needs and interests of children; selection and evaluation, and research studies.

Required Textbook:

See syllabus.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/681_Montague%20s14.pdf

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Children’s Literature: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Veronica Covington

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

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.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/INF322T2014928675.pdf

Materials for Children

Instructor:

School:

Rutgers

Semester:

Description:

Examination and evaluation of both print and nonprint materials for children, birth to age twelve. Emphasis on literary and artistic interpretations of picture books and other visual media, including the World Wide Web; the integration of a range of materials into the educational process and the lives of children; and multicultural resources for our global society.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/images/syllabus_547.pdf

Materials for Children

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

Semester:

Description:

A course in children’s literature and related materials involving evaluation through in-depth criticism and thematic approaches, study of selection aids/criteria, examination of the history of children’s literature and current trends, use and promotion of materials, and investigation of reading, listening, viewing interests.

Required Textbook:

Bang, M. 2000. Picture this: How pictures work.
Horning, K.T. 2010. From cover to cover: Evaluating and reviewing children’s books.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS617_rev_forweb.pdf