Course GTY23C

Children‘s and Young Adult Literature in German

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Main field of study: German

The course has no instances planned right now

Learning outcomes for the course

The course gives an introduction to German children‘s and youth literature with focus on contemporary texts. Literature in different genres is discussed and analysed from a diversity perspective, partly based on general literature terminology, partly with special focus on the children’s literature terminology. Upon completion of the course students shall be able to:

  • explain children‘s and youth literature in German-speaking countries and its history
  • apply literary concepts and use literary analytical techniques
  • reflect on the educational message in the texts
  • reflect on how children‘s and youth literature can be applied using different digital media in language teaching at different levels and in different age groups
  • critically evaluate their own learning.