Developing emotional intelligence through literature: Short fictions as vehicle to deal with conflict youngsters face with their community

Author: Guillermo Ladislav López Bousek

Year: 2010

Title: Developing emotional intelligence through literature: Short fictions as vehicle to deal with conflict youngsters face with their community.


Summary: The main purpose of this project is to explore the ways of using literature in the classroom in order to provide the students with meaningful learning experiences that will help them to become aware of important aspects of the real life so that they can reflect on them. Furthermore, this work explores the intrinsic qualities of the literary texts in order to promote the appreciation of literature among students.


Key words: juvenile literature, short fictions, holistic grading scale,

Library barcode: LOP 370.153