2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 260 - Children’s Literature

Credits: 3
Survey of children’s literature and poetry for teachers and parents. Emphasis on developing literacy and strategies for integrating children’s literature into school and home environments.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an awareness of children’s needs, interests and stages of early cognitive development as they impact the selection of developmentally appropriate literature for children from infancy through early adolescence.
  2. Develop a familiarity with picture books, folk tales, table and myths, modern fantasy, realistic fiction, historical fiction, poetry, biography and informational books including award winning authors.
  3. Identify, select, and evaluate quality multicultural, anti-bias children’s literature from birth through early adolescence.
  4. Recognize the impact illustrators of children’s literature have on children’s books.

Prerequisite: None

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