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Children's Literature

Type:

Minor

Description:

Children's Literature aims to acquaint students with a representative sample of literary materials for children and to equip them with the skills to judge those materials. Children's Literature is a site for the analysis of social and cultural factors in literature, while children's narrative helps shape the ways in which children conceptualise the world.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

Nil

Courses:

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
Introduction to Australian Children's Literature LANG 1037 4.5 1
Children's Literature: Books and Readers LANG 1035 4.5 1
Children's Literature: Writing for Young People LANG 3025 4.5 2
The Power of Story LANG 2005 4.5 2
OR
Children's Literature: Picture Books LANG 2015 4.5 2

Rules:

  1. A minor in Children's Literature consists of four courses (18 units), two of which must be at Level 1 (Introductory) and two at Level 2 (Intermediate).

Notes:

  1. Completion of four courses in Children's Literature, two at Level 1 (Introductory) and two at Level 2 (Intermediate), qualifies students for Teaching in a minor English learning area.