Graphic Novels and Teen Readers (YALSA)
This four-module YALSA online course will introduce those who work with teens and graphic novels to best practices. Each module consists of a weekly reading, an online discussion with instructor and classmates, and supplementary material. There will also be one live chat session – voice or real time text chat.
- Week 1: Overview of graphic novel descriptors and assorted examples, including some for students to choose among to read and discuss during course.
- Week 2: for Graphic literacy and text literacy
- Week 3: for Manga, nonfiction, and other special areas of graphic novel availability and interest. Students to pursue one in depth for discussion presentation.
- Week 4: Bibliographic issues such as selection, access, marketing
Who Should Attend
Young adult librarians, school librarians, teachers, administrators, and any literacy-focused professional who works directly with teens and tweens.
Participation is this course will require approximately 2.5 hours (asynchronous) per week to:
- Read the online course material
- Post to online discussion boards
- Complete online exercises
To be determined
Date(s) & Time(s)
This course is not currently scheduled to be offered, but is available to be licensed for presentation to your library by contacting Nicole Gibby Munguia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-545-2433 ext. 5293.
- $155 YALSA members
- $195 ALA members
- $215 nonmembers
Registration for this course is not presently available.