A2MK_LDML Children's Literature

Faculty of Education
Spring 2012
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Irena Přibylová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Irena Přibylová, Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
A2MK_LDML/01: Fri 17. 2. 11:00–12:20 učebna 54, Fri 24. 2. 11:00–12:20 učebna 54, Fri 2. 3. 11:00–12:20 učebna 54, Fri 16. 3. 11:00–12:20 učebna 54, Fri 23. 3. 11:00–12:20 učebna 54, I. Přibylová
A2MK_LDML/02: Fri 17. 2. 9:30–10:50 učebna 6, Fri 24. 2. 9:30–10:50 učebna 6, Fri 2. 3. 9:30–10:50 učebna 6, Fri 16. 3. 9:30–10:50 učebna 6, Fri 23. 3. 9:30–10:50 učebna 6, I. Přibylová
Prerequisites
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Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will learn about the range of contemporary literature for young adults in English,they will analyze its themes, and evaluate its use in their future English classes for Czech students.
Syllabus
  • Course schedule:
  • 1. Introduction, set reading, Oral literature, non-intentional literature, intentional literature.
  • 2. Modern poetry for children.
  • 3. Young adult fiction I.
  • 4. Young adult fiction II.
  • 5. Fantasy fiction.
  • 6. Science fiction.
  • 7. Manga, graphic novels, and comic books.
  • 8. Folk tales: contemporary and modern.
  • 9. - 12. Student presentations
  • 13. Conclusion
Literature
    recommended literature
  • BOBULOVÁ, Ivana. Children's and juvenile literature :(written in English). Vyd. 1. Nitra: Pedagogická fakulta UKF v Nitre, 2003. 189 s. ISBN 80-8050-628-0. info
  • HUNT, Peter. An introduction to children's literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. 241 s. ISBN 0-19-219261-2. info
  • Literature for children : contemporary criticism. Edited by Peter Hunt. London: Routledge, 1992. ix, 209. ISBN 0415068256. info
Teaching methods
Reading, discussing and analyzing selected texts.Set reading.
Assessment methods
Response tasks.
Presentations.
Discussion over set reading.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 24 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2012, recent)
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