(More details about the workshop will be revealed over the next few weeks. Stay tuned.)
Who takes the course?
What are their goals for the course?
Are they preparing to be teachers?
Do they just love YA literature?
What is important for me to cover in 15 weeks?
Do I want to discuss the origins of the YA movement?
Do I want to use my favorite lenses of Race, Class, and Gender?
Do I want to cover pedagogy?
Do I want to privilege self-selection?
If so, can I be sure that they get a broad exposure to the variety available?
Do I focus on literary quality by emphasizing books that have won awards that include YA literature?
Until next week.