Children's Literature (HUM212)


Course Description

This course introduces students to the realm of literature for children. Through studying, reading, listening to and using books and poems, students develop sensitivity to qualities in literature which are meaningful to children. This courses guides students in the development and application of criteria for evaluating children’s literature. In addition, students will be introduced to the major areas of controversy such as children’s reading, racism, sexism, preferences, censorship and fairy tales. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG101L or higher

Course Section Description

This is a 15 week online course with no set meeting times. Students will need their UCB email account to gain access to the course (via Brightspace Class access starts on the first day of the session. Students need a laptop or computer beginning on Day 1 of the course.