Information Package / Course Catalogue
Children's Literature
Course Code: CGB252
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: No
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The main objective of the course is teaching the students the content, illustration and physical properties of the children?s books, and revealing discussion of importance of a good book by presenting examples. It is aimed to gain the student theoretical and practical information about types and features of the children?s books, story choosing and preparing techniques at the end of the course.

Course Content

The content of the course includes description of the children?s books, types (illustrated book, tale, story, novel, cartoon, scientific book, biography, reference books, theatric book), children?s interested subjects in accordance with their age and growing, story reading and telling techniques, and information about content, illustration and physical features of the children's books.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn about children's literature and genres
2.Explain book features suitable for age groups and developmental characteristics
3.Choosing the appropriate book for age groups and developmental characteristics
4.Guiding families on children's books appropriate to the age group and developmental characteristics
5.To know story telling and reading techniques
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Turla, A. (2015). (Editör). Child Literature in Pre-school Ankara: Hedef Yayıncılık
2.Sever, S. (2010).Children and Literature. Tudem Yayıncılık, İzmir.
3.Güleç,H.,Geçgel,H.(2006). Children and Literature. Kök Yayıncılık, Ankara.
4.Şirin, M., (1998). Children and Literature. Çocuk Vakfı Yayınları, İstanbul.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Children's Literature
Week 2 - Theoretical
Development of Children's Literature
Week 3 - Theoretical
History of the Preschool Children's Books
Week 4 - Theoretical
Interaction of Kids and Books
Week 5 - Theoretical
The importance of the book choose in Child Development (Cognitive and Language Development)
Week 6 - Theoretical
The importance of the book choose in Child Development ( Personal Development and Social Development)
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Types of Kindergarden School Books
Week 9 - Theoretical
Characteristic Of The Kindergarden School Books.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Kinds of Children?s Literature (Story, novel and poems)
Week 11 - Theoretical
Kinds of Children's Literature (Autobiography, comic books and book telling nature and science)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Basic Principles that the Children Literature Must Be Based On
Week 13 - Theoretical
To give Reading Habits
Week 14 - Theoretical
Preperation for Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination112113
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)78
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
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