HDEV 0044. Children's Literature

Units: 3
Also known as ENGL 44
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Examination of high quality children's literature, both classic and contemporary, including criteria for selection, uses in child development and education, and practices in presentation and analysis. It includes the discussion of the history of children's literature and current issues such as censorship, literacy, multiculturalism, and diversity. This course is intended for prospective and current teachers, preschool aides, early child education (ECE) majors, librarians, parents, and students interested in the field of literature for children ages 0-13. (C-ID ENGL 180) (CSU)