2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Adolescent Literature

Summer quarter

Faculty: Terry Ford literacy education

Fields of Study: education and literature

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40194 (4 UG) Full Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


Adolescent literature differs from children's literature to meet the developmental needs of middle and high school ages.  Participants will learn about adolescent literature in an historical perspective, young adult development in reading, and genres with representative authors and selection criteria.  Participants will read and critique a variety of genres, developing a knowledge base of a variety of current authors, themes, and classroom uses.  Course credits contribute to minimum coursework expectations for teaching endorsements in middle level humanities and secondary English/Language Arts.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 9a-1p Mon

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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