History of Children's and Young Adult Literature
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Please register for this course no later than Aug. 14, 2014.
On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information:
There will be two optional sessions in Columbia, SC, on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and Nov. 1, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET. Both will be held at the Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly St., Columbia, SC, 29201.
Online Session Information:
There will be live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Thursdays, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, and Nov. 6, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET. Students have the option to participate live online or to view the sessions at a later time; students are responsible for all material. For students viewing the sessions live online, 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: Web: 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).
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Michelle Martin
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Historical overview of the literary content, illustration, and social values of children’s 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.
Information is accurate as of
October 1, 2014, 6:19 pm
(Subject to change)
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 www.shopgamecocks.com. 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.