LING 054. How Children Talk to Each Other: Oral and Written Language
(Cross-listed as EDUC 054 )
We examine children's dialogue and its rendering in children's literature, focusing on the voices of minority children within an American setting. Each student will pick an age group to study. There will be regular fiction-writing assignments as well as (remote) primary research assignments with children. This course is for linguists, writers of children's fiction, and anyone else interested in child development or reading skills. It is a course in which we learn through doing. This is a 1 credit, ungraded course.
Fall 2021. Napoli.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/linguistics
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