06.511 Reading Theory & Instr. in Young Adult Literature

Reading Theory & Instr. in Young Adult Literature

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 2746
Status Active

The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students who are preparing to teach to the reading theory and instruction appropriate for the teaching of young adult literature. There is an overview of theoretical views, a general study of what constitutes young adult literature, approaches to using the books, and finally developing the ability for critical analysis of this body of work. The course emphasizes the theme of identity in the development of young adults and the books that they read.