Feb 06, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 7701:Pedagogy for Teaching Literature

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study in education.
This course examines issues and themes in the teaching of literature in middle and high schools. Topics examined include how meaning is derived from texts; the role of critical theory; competing philosophies for which texts should be read and why; how and to what purpose we read; how readers are positioned; standards, policies, and censorship; and approaches for teaching texts, literary analysis, and argument anchored in student relevance, democratic culture, and human potential.



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