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University of Glasgow: Children's Literature and Literacies
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This is the first programme in Scotland dedicated to children’s and young adult’s literature as a primary resource and a field of academic study. You will develop a specialisation that is highly valued in professions such as education, library services and children’s media.
The programme gives you the opportunity to take a literary and critical stance to well-loved texts, as well as to contemporary authors whose texts push the boundaries of children’s literature.
You will investigate new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies.
The programme gives you the opportunity to take a literary and critical stance to well-loved texts, as well as to contemporary authors whose texts push the boundaries of children’s literature. You will investigate new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies. * You will discuss recent theories of language and literacy development and consider how they can be supported by traditional and multimodal texts for children. * This programme provides the opportunity to learn, share experiences and insights and create networks with international students from a range of backgrounds in teaching, publishing and related academic disciplines.
You will take five core courses and one optional course, and produce a dissertation based on a specialised topic.
- CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AND LITERACIES: CRITICAL ENQUIRY
- INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL RESEARCH
- MODERN EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT
- REFRAMING LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERACIES FOR 21ST CENTURY LIFE
- TEXTS FOR CHILDREN: FROM THE PRINTING PRESS TO VIRTUAL REALITY
Optional courses may include
- ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
- DEVELOPING LITERACY
- IDENTITIES, RELATIONSHIPS AND BEHAVIOURS IN EDUCATION
- INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE EDUCATION
- TEXTS FOR DIVERSITY: LANGUAGE ACROSS LEARNING FOR CHILDREN WITH EAL
This programme is an excellent source of professional development if you’re already working in education, library services, publishing and children’s media, or are looking to move into these areas.
The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen.
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