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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Literature: Historical Fiction (LIT 200)

Location: 
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length: 

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates: 

January 2011 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify some of the key time periods for the Jews; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of several historical novels consistent with these eras; discuss how the experiences of specific characters in a fictitious story are representative of true experiences of the time; describe the human aspect of the era, highlighting emotions, struggles, and triumphs of the Jewish spirit; define historical fiction, using specific stories as literary evidence; and synthesize different stories and different time periods into a deep understanding of the Jewish plight over the years.

Instruction: 

This course studies Jewish Historical fiction works designed to help students understand the meaning and purpose of the historical fiction genre. Students form a general opinion of the value of historical fiction by reading books which provide an understanding of the human element with respect to various time periods.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Literature, English, or History (3/11).

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