ED 112 : Introduction to Children's Literature
Introduces children's literature, authors and illustrators. Covers current and classic works, book awards, artistic and literary elements, introduction to genres, basic book discussion techniques, and audio-visual and electronic formats.
This course provides opportunities for students to explore and share children's books including picture books, folktales, concept books,
poetry, chapter books and novels. Emphasis will be placed on books, authors, and illustrators that have won major awards such as
the Newbery Medal, the Caldecott Award, Coretta Scott King and Young Reader's Choice Awards. Students will gain experience
and knowledge in book discussion/sharing techniques.