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2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 3450 - Literature in the Classroom

This course provides a survey of children and young adult literature and aims at expanding levels of literacy for prospective teachers and their students. Students consider the history and development of literature for young people by reading widely in this rich contemporary and classical body of work. Particular attention is given to the application of criteria for selection and evaluation of this literature for use in the classroom. The link between censorship and alternative views of childhood and youth is explored. Various genres within this category of literature are considered.