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Children's and YA Literature

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Gain the knowledge and understanding to pass on a meaningful literary heritage to children and young adults. The Children's and YA Literature MicroCred provides a rich survey of both children’s and adolescent literature as well as the skills to evaluate literature for its intended audience. Offers a practical background for a variety of professionals, including those in teaching, library and information sciences, child care, and other youth services.


Explore This MicroCred

Course Listing
  • EDCI 3000-Children’s Literature
  • ENGL 3223-Adolescent Literature
Cost

Cost per 3-credit course: $866

Total cost: $1,732

Why register for a MicroCred?

LSU MicroCreds offer a cost-effective means to establish and publicize your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a specialization. Upon successful completion of a MicroCred, you will receive a digital badge from LSU Digital & Continuing Education.

Our MicroCreds are intended especially for working professionals and others who need a flexible means of taking courses and documenting the qualifications they give you. The courses in this MicroCred also earn you college credit, so your MicroCred could also start you on the path to a credit certificate or a college degree.

You may start any course for this MicroCred at any time. Admission to LSU is not required.

Format
The courses in this MicroCred are regular three-credit LSU courses offered through Online Distance Learning. You are allowed six months to complete each course; however, because courses are self-paced, you may complete a course in as little as four weeks. Each course includes a syllabus that explains the course requirements. The courses are completed entirely online.
Requirements
These online courses require access to a computer with Internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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