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Course Prefix: LAI   Course #: 580   Keywords: null  

LAI 580LEC Literature for Young Adults

Lecture

The purpose of Literature for Young Adults is to read, study, and respond to a variety of literature for young adults in a variety of ways. Genres studied include historical fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, autobiography/memoir, short stories, science fiction, and fantasy. Multicultural literature is also studied to examine critical literacy, as well as sociocultural/sociohistorical, stereotypes, and gender. Censorship concerns, issues, and queries, and the influence challenged, banned, or censored books have on pedagogy and learning is examined.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies
 
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55