SHORT COURSE: Introduction to Children's & Youth Literature

The University of the Western Cape's Department of Library & Information Science will be offering a 5 day course on Children's & Youth Literature for teachers and teacher-librarians from December 06 - 10, 2004.

Course content:

- How to approach children's & youth literature
- Surveying the main genres
- Reading picture books
- From oral literature to modern fantasy
- Challenges facing South African children's & youth publishing
- Why should young people enjoy reading?
- Sources of information & support in South Africa
- The appeal of modern problem realism
- Building an attractive collection: selection issues
- Promoting a reading culture in your school

NB! If you are interested in joining the course, you will need to be a
member of a public library. You will also be required to read a set of
books ahead of time. Please contact the department about this list of
books as soon as possible.

Cost: R750-00
Closing date for registration and payment: Friday, November 26 , 2004
Group size is limited to 20 persons.

Contact Sonia Stroud sstroud@uwc.ac.za 021- 959 2137; 021 959 3659
(f) for further information or registration details.





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