Sep 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIED 3100 Children’s Book Illustration: Visual Literacy and Social and Emotional Learning

This online course aims to introduce students to creative approaches for PreK-12 classroom instruction through the study of children’s book illustration. Students will be introduced to aesthetic perspectives of diverse illustrators and examine how words and images coalesce in celebrated children’s books. Students will explore illustrators use of collage, photography, watercolor, acrylic, ink, and calligraphy in the design of children’s books in the content areas of science, math, social studies and language arts. Aligned with an understanding of the artistic components of children’s book illustration, students will learn about the social and emotional messages in text and illustrations and how to promote them in the classroom. This course is designed for students with a wide range of intellectual interests advancing visual literacy. 
Credits: 3.0