Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Literature

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Literature I   (ARA-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of literature up to 1800. 
Literature II   (ARA-342)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of literature from 1800 to the present. 
Children's Literature and Story Telling   (CDS-214)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
A study of the principles of selection, adaptation and the techniques of storytelling, book talks and book reviews. A survey of children's literature and the age appropriate use of various genre.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss how the early childhood educator selects good and age-appropriate children's literature for the classroom.
  • Briefly considers the various genres and the defining elements of each.
  • Talk about the role of children's literature in promoting emergent literacy in early childhood education.
  • Indicate the role of parents/caregivers in terms of incorporating children's literature in the home environment.
  • Consider the role of multi-cultural literature in the classroom.
  • Discuss how literature has a cathartic element in the life of a child.
  • Briefly state how storytelling enhances the experience of literature in the classroom.
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Introduction to Children's Literature   (LIT-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to Children's Literature is a course designed for adults who care deeply about children and children's books. Recognizing the crucial role adults play in introducing children to the joys of literature, the course encourages and promotes sharing books with children, including infants. The course text, Through the Eyes of a Child, shares this perspective and provides a wealth of information about the history and diversity of children's literature.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Answer knowledge-based questions about the history and importance of children's literature.
  • Identify criteria for evaluating children's literature.
  • Evaluate a wide variety of books available today for children, from newborns to adolescents, according to stated criteria.
  • Recognize and describe the artistry in children's books.
  • Discuss issues surrounding children's literature.
  • Compose essays on various themes related to children's literature.
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Analysis and Interpretationof Literature   (LIT-291)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
From the formal cadences of a Shakespearean sonnet to the echoes of everyday speech in the poems of Nikki Giovanni, literature records our purest emotions and our keenest observations. Literature both reflects and shapes our view of the world, spanning many cultures, time periods, and levels of learning. Students can embrace the great richness and diversity of literature through Analysis and Interpretation of Literature. This course incorporates both contemporary and traditional works in its selection of literary texts. It also places a strong emphasis on writing about literature, allowing you both to refine compositional techniques and to apply advanced literary analysis.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Apply essential literary terminology, including terms such as character, irony, point of view, symbol, tone, and theme.
  • Assess the ways that language, literature, and written expression bring meaning, understanding, and order to experience.
  • Interpret and analyze works of literature in terms of elements such as theme, imagery, setting, use of language, and character development.
  • Compare and contrast themes in different works of literature.
  • Compare the ways that different genres express meaning differently and draw conclusions about effective literary expression.
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Opera I   (MUS-353)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the standard and contemporary opera literature. 
Literature I   (PER-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of literature up to 1800. 
Literature II   (PER-342)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of literature from 1800 to the present. 
Introduction to Drama   (ENG-230)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to dramatic literature and the ways in which man expresses himself and his community through drama as a blend of word and gesture. 
Early English Literature   (ENG-281)   3.00 s.h.  
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Studies in the literature of the English Renaissance, centering around two or more major writers such as Spenser, Donne, Marlowe, Bacon, Brown, Marvell. 
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