Children's Literature and the Politics of Identity

Summer 2022 First Session
Olympia
Day
Freshman - Senior
Class Size: 25
4 Credits per quarter
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To develop an appreciation and in-depth understanding of children's literature, participants will engage in readings, discussions, written analyses, and media reflections that address literary and informational books for children from birth to age 12. Framed in the politics of identity and inclusion, topics include an examination of picture and chapter books, multicultural literature, and literature in a variety of genres. Topics also include non-fiction books across a range of subjects, and censorship issues, including book challenges and book banning. This class fulfills teacher certification prerequisite and endorsement requirements.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, this offering will meet remotely using the Zoom meeting environment for synchronous (live) class meetings and Canvas and other online tools for asynchronous learning opportunities. Synchronous class meetings will include workshops and seminars. My approach will emphasize participation in synchronous sessions; however,if students find themselves unable to participate due to technology challenges, caregiver obligations, economic disruption, health risk, or illness, they can work with me to pursue alternate options to earn related credit.

Registration

Summer 2022 Registration

Course Reference Numbers

Fr - Sr First Session (4): 40013

Academic details

Preparatory For

Preparation to become educators, preschool and childcare center directors, librarians, child psychologists and social workers.

Credits
4
Maximum Enrollment
25
Class Standing
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior

Schedule

Time Offered
Day
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First Meeting

Remote/Online
Location
Olympia