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Course Details [childlit]

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A Whole Book Approach

Provides an overview of The Whole Book Approach, a storytime model developed by Megan Lambert in association with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, which is grounded in critical engagement with the picturebook as a visual art form. Students will critically engage with the design and production elements of a broad range of contemporary picture books, employing Structuralist, Reader Response, and other approaches to examining how words, pictures and design impact readers' engagement with primary texts. The course will also include opportunities for students to observe WBA storytimes to see how theory informs practice as children engage with picturebooks in facilitated readings.

Course details

  • Course number: CHL-415
  • Credits: 2.00
  • Academic Level: Graduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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