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EDO3472 Children's Literature

Short Description: Children's Literature
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: BEDU (Primary) or BPED Only - EDP2111

Other Requisites

Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.


This course will explore the selection and use of children's literature to enrich the educational experience of diverse literacies learners. The development of children's literature from historical through to contemporary genres will be studied. Investigation and analysis will be conducted to explore the value of literary texts, including wide reading from a range of picture books, novels for beginning and independent readers. Pedagogical strategies for engaging diverse learners through the use of quality literature will also be explored.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022