Course: Children's Literature in English

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Course title Children's Literature in English
Course code KAN/ADLM
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Potočňáková Magdaléna, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Lišková Libuše, Mgr. M.A.
Course content
The course builds on topics of globalisation, postcolonialism, intercultural communication. It allows students to understand literary studies in works for children such as novels, short stories, graphic novels and picture books.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Textual studies, Lecture, Seminar
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 36 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
přečíst beletristický text v anglickém jazyce určený pro děti/mládež
professional skills
kriticky zhodnotit a tvůrčím způsobem interpretovat beletristický text pro děti a mládež v anglickém jazyce
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
orientovat se v základních etapách vývoje anglofonní literatury pro děti a mládež
znát klíčové autory žánru v různých obdobích
professional skills
zkoumat, analyzovat a porovnávat různá literární díla pro dětské čtenáře
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Seminar
Textual studies
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
professional skills
Skills demonstration during seminar
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Bradford, C., et al. New world orders in contemporary children's literature: utopian transformations.. Basingstoke: Palgrave?Macmillan, 2011.
  • Grenby, M. O., a Reynolds, K., ed. Children's literature studies : a research handbook. Basingstoke: Palgrave?Macmillan, 2011.
  • Hunt P. Literature for Children. Contemporary Criticism.. London, Routledge, 1992.
  • Mickenberg, J., a Vallone, L. The Oxford handbook of children's literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Nodelman, P. The Pleasures of Children's Literature.. New York: Longman, 1996.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art 3 Winter