A2MK_LDML Children's Literature

Faculty of Education
Spring 2013
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 15. 2. 9:20–11:00 učebna 6, Fri 22. 2. 9:20–11:00 učebna 6, Fri 1. 3. 9:20–11:00 učebna 6, Fri 15. 3. 9:20–11:00 učebna 6, Fri 22. 3. 9:20–11:00 učebna 6, I. Přibylová
A2MK_LDML/02: Fri 15. 2. 7:30–9:10 učebna 58, Fri 22. 2. 7:30–9:10 učebna 58, Fri 1. 3. 7:30–9:10 učebna 58, Fri 15. 3. 7:30–9:10 učebna 58, Fri 22. 3. 7:30–9:10 učebna 58, I. Přibylová
Prerequisites
A2MK_SAML. Only students with A2MK_SAML are accepted.
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
The course provides a general introduction to the literature for young readers in English, with a special interest in Young Adult Literature. Students are asked to read, discuss and present selected texts, and study recommended sources. In the end of the course, students will understand five literary genres suitable for young readers,
Syllabus
  • Course schedule:
  • 1. Introduction to the course; reading oral literature: folk tales, urban legends, fairy tales traditional and modern, tall tales.
  • 2. Sharing the best from on-line sources. Reading nursery rhymes, modern and contemporary poetry for young readers.
  • 3. Sharing the best from on-line courses. Intentional literature for children and the rise of YAL. Student presentations.
  • 4. Sharing the best from on-line courses. Reading fantasy fiction. Student presentations.
  • 5. Sharing the best from on-line sources. Reading graphic novels and manga. Student presentations.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Young adult literature and adolescent identity across cultures and classrooms : contexts for the literary lives of teens. Edited by Janet Alsup. London: Routledge, 2010. ix, 225. ISBN 9780415876995. info
  • Modern children's literature : an introduction. Edited by Kimberley Reynolds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. x, 278. ISBN 1403916128. info
    not specified
  • CART, Michael. Young adult literature : from romance to realism. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. ix, 242. ISBN 9780838910450. info
Teaching methods
Reading, discussing and analyzing selected texts. Discussion over on-line sources. Student presentations.
Assessment methods
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 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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