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SLIS 718 - History of Children's and Young Adult Literature

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Elizabeth Hartnett

Note: Please register for this course by August 17, 2018. The sections for this course are: Sections for this course: J50 (SC), J91 (Other States Cohort), J92 (Other Countries Cohort). J91 and J92 students pay the cohort tuition rate.

Course Description

Historical overview of the literary content, illustration, and social values of childrens and young adult literature written in English. Examines the influence of movements such as Romanticism, Rationalism, and postmodernism, as well as changing trends over time.

Online Session Information

There will be live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Mondays, Aug. 27, September 10 and 24, October 8 and 22, November 5 and 19 and December 3, 2018 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET. Students may view the sessions live online or may view them at a later time; all students are responsible for the material covered. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.

Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of March 21, 2018, 4:12 pm (Subject to change)

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