Children's Literature and Education (2018/2019)

Course code
4S003487
Name of lecturer
Silvia Blezza
Coordinator
Silvia Blezza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 8, 2019 al Jun 1, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course, through an interdisciplinary approach, promots the knowledge of contemporary italian ed international children’s literature and the reflection about problems and educational perspectives about literacy and pleasure to read fiction texts.

Syllabus

Children and young Literature: the uniqueness of Children’s Literature. The origins and the developments of children’s literature (18th- 19th). The different aspects of contemporary italian and international children’s literature (writers, illustrators, genres; themes, characters, style). The voices of the most important italian and international writers. The criteria for evaluation the fiction books for children and young readers. Picturebooks and illustrated books: definition, typology, themes, relationship between words and images. The difference between didactic and creative text. Pedagogical and aesthetical approaches to children’s literature. Astrid Lindgren: themes, characters, writing style.

Exam texts:
- The exam texts will be suggest during the course.
- Critical-literary relationship on two literature books: list end analysis criteria will be indicated at the beginning of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Texts for exam:
- details and directions for studying will be given at the beginning of the course of the semester and they also will be published on the web board at the end of the course.
- Critical-literary relationship on two literature books: list end analysis criteria will be indicated at the beginning of the course.

The exam consists of two-hours’ written text based on argumentative and reflexive open- questions about the exam texts. The day of the exam bring a written report on two novels of children's literature indicated by the teacher (watch online notices).

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018