Contemporary literature for children and youth (KČJ / SLD1@)


Keywords:
contemporary literature for children and youth, current topics, social and competence development, multicultural education, comparisons
Pilot domain:
Culture: Identity & Diversity
ECTS credits:
3
Mode of delivery:
Blended
University:
Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
Contact:
Marek Sekanina
Contact 2:
Milan Mašát
Language:
English
Study cycle:
Master
Additional info
Winter semester course
Faculty:
Education

SDG:
SDG4. Quality education
Course credit:
Yes
Free course:
Yes
Aurora competence framework:

Start date:
2024-09-16
End date:
2024-12-20
Application start:
2024-04-18
Application deadline:
2024-08-30

Course content:
Frequent genres in reading for children and youth and their didactic potential in terms of the objectives of the RVP ZV. Current themes in contemporary literature for children and youth. The permeability of genre boundaries in contemporary literature for children and young people. Characteristics of artistic and educational literature for children and youth. Image and text in contemporary literature for children and young people. Theoretical reflection on contemporary literature for children and young people in professional journals and specialist literature.
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
– evaluate current trends in the development of Czech and world literature for children and youth;
– assess the artistic qualities of contemporary domestic and translated productions for children and young people;
– assess the didactic potential of the most frequently read genres and works of Czech and world literature for children and youth;
– evaluate the current state of theoretical reflection on literature for children and youth.