I 310 Topics in Introductory Informatics : Young Adult Literature
Asynchronous coursework conducted online.
Examination of a variety of young adult texts written for people ages sixteen to twenty-five years old. In particular, students will examine how young adult literature (YAL) texts confront serious social, political, and cultural issues in a way that makes complex issues accessible for an adolescent reader outside the norms of the larger culture. In addition to tracking issues through various genres, students will become familiar with significant YAL authors, formats, censorship, and film adaptations.