Courses

Creative Writing Program, Faculty of Arts

  • CRWR 403 and CRWR 433 (3) Writing for Children
  • CRWR 503 (6) Advanced Writing for Children

 

Department of English, Faculty of Arts

  • ENGL 468A (3) Children’s Literature

 

Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education

  • LLED 433 (3) Drama in Education: Primary/Elementary Classrooms
  • LLED 434 (3) Drama in Education: Intermediate/Middle School through Secondary
  • LLED 440 (3) Using Canadian Children’s Literature in the Classroom
  • LLED 441 (3) Introduction to Teaching Children’s Literature
  • LLED 442 (3) Trends and Issues in Teaching Children’s Literature
  • LLED 443 (3) Teaching Folklore in the Elementary Classroom
  • LLED 444 (3) Multicultural Children’s Literature in the Elementary Classroom
  • LLED 445 (3) Poetry in Education: Elementary and Middle Years
  • LLED 446 (3) Teaching with Illustrated Materials: K-12: From Picture Books to Information Texts
  • LLED 449 (3) Teaching Adolescents’ Literature
  • LLED 535 (3) Theory and Research in Drama in Education
  • LLED 540 (3) Introduction to Research in the Teaching of Literature
  • LLED 541 (3) Theories and Perspectives in Teaching Literature
  • LLED 558 (3) Literacy and Multimodality
  • LLED 565A (3) Picture Books Supporting Children’s Literacy Development
  • LLED 565 (3) Exploring Cultural Themes in Aboriginal Children’s Literature
  • LLED 580 (3) Problems in Education. Guided Independent Study

 

School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, Faculty of Arts

  • LIBR 520 (3) Survey of Literature and Other Materials for Children
  • LIBR 521 (3) Contemporary Literature and Other Materials for Children
  • LIBR 522G (1) First Nations Literature and Other Materials for Children and Young Adults
  • LIBR 522J (1) Folklore and Storytelling
  • LIBR 523 (3) Canadian Literature and Other Materials for Children
  • LIBR 524 (3) Writing, Publishing and the Book Trade for Children
  • LIBR 525 (3) Illustrated Literature and Other Materials for Children
  • LIBR 526 (3) Literature and Other Materials for Young Adults
  • LIBR 559B (3) New Media for Children and Young Adults
  • LIBR 594 (3) Directed Study

 

Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, Faculty of Arts

  • FREN 420 (3) Topics in French Literature and Culture (This course may be taken only when the topic is Children’s Literature of the French-Speaking World).

 

Related courses outside the four core departments are also offered, but not necessarily each year. Students need to discuss how to obtain permission to register for these courses with the MACL Chair:

  • ANTH 332 Oral Tradition
  • EDST 455 History of Childhood and Youth
  • EDST 502 Growing Up in History: The Meanings of Childhood
  • ENG 409A Modern Critical Theories
  • EPSE 306 Education during the Adolescent Years
  • EPSE 313 Educational Application of Developmental Theories
  • HIST 443 History of North American Children and Youth
  • FMST 312 Parent-Child Relationships
  • PSYC 315 Childhood and Adolescence

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