Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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EDU 582 - Children’s and Adolescent Literature

3 Credit Hours
In this course participants will focus on the evaluation, selection, and the use of quality children’s literature appropriate to the needs and interests of preschool to secondary students. Candidates will investigate research in various areas of children’s literature and its applicability to classroom settings. During the course, candidates will explore assessment practices, instructional methods, instructional materials, and media and technology in connection with children’s literature. Emphasis will be placed on ways that literature may enhance children’s use of local libraries, museums, and educational institutions. In addition, candidates learn about the importance of family involvement in supporting readers. The content of this course addresses Illinois Reading Specialists Standards 1,4 and 7.



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