EL2047 - Children's Literature
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Internal (Townsville and Cairns) External Frequency: Every year (Study Period 1)
Children's Literature is a study of literature and media for children and youth from
the eighteenth century to the present era. Through subject learning experiences this
subject will introduce and inform students about the literary, industrial and institutional
influences on children's literature over time. Topics addressed include fairy tales,
animal stories, and colonial literature for children, children's films, realist and
fantasy fiction for children and young adults.
- demonstrate appropriate and competent use of literary-critical skills in essay-writing
and classroom discussion;
- examine and competently discuss set texts and a range of other texts written for children
by employing current approaches to the analysis of literature for children;
- gain a knowledge and understanding of the historic context of the development of the
main genres of childrens' and young adult literature including the literary, philosophical,
and ideological backgrounds to these.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Study Period 1
|Census Date 22-Mar-2018
||Assoc. Professor Allison Craven.
- 39 hours - 26hrs Online Lectures and 13hrs Online Activity
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||end of semester exam (30%); tutorial participation in on line discussion forum (20%); assignments (50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest