100年第2學期-0156 兒童文學:兒童時期 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有35人選讀,尚餘名額0人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Attendance and Participation 10 Class Discussions
Group Presentations and Project Work 20 Fairy Tale Project and Roald Dahl Reading Project
Reading Journals 20 Critical Reflection
Midterm Exam 20
Final Exam 30

授課教師

Mieke Desmet

教育目標

1. Students will learn about the historical development of and the main issues and controversies in children’s literature in Western cultures. 2. Students will have a deeper understanding of middle childhood and children’s literature as a social and political institution. 3. Students will examine a wide range of genres within the field (including picture books, poetry, fairy tales, fiction, film, etc.) and improve their ability to read various kinds of children’s texts critically. 4. Students will develop more clearly articulated standards for selecting and evaluating children’s texts. 5. Students will develop strong reading habits and improve their analytical and rhetorical skills. 6. Students will independently research a topic related to children’s literature and present their findings to the class. 7. Students will write regular journals in which they reflect critically on their reading of children’s texts. 8. Students will write an extended essay on a particular text or aspect of children’s literature.

課程概述

This course introduces students to various aspects of children’s literature for children in middle childhood. Students will try to define what children’s literature is and discuss its many forms and manifestations. This course introduces students to different kinds of literature written for children and will cover books of middle childhood such as poetry, fairy tales, fantasy, realistic fiction, historical fiction, and film and drama. Students will learn to approach children’s literature critically and at the same time strengthen their skills in reading, analyzing and discussing these works of children’s literature (including fiction, poetry, and drama).

課程資訊

參考書目

Russell, David L. (2012) Literature for Children. A Short Introduction, 7th ed., Boston: Pearson Education.
Other materials will be collected by the teacher into a course pack and students will be provided with the required reading materials throughout the semester.