Graduate Library Media
2020 Spring Term
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ADOLESCENT LITERATURE AND RELATED MEDIA
Designed primarily to acquaint the student with books and nonprint media which appeal to the young people aged thirteen to eighteen. Emphasis will be placed on adolescent development, reading interests, and principles of and tools for selection. Reading, listening and viewing guidance techniques appropriate for the classroom and for the school and public library will also be detailed.
DIGITAL TOOLS FOR LEARNING
An introduction to digital technologies for accessing, using, creating and communicating information in a variety of formats for enhancing and improving learning.
The theories, principles and processes underlying the organization and administration of school and public library services: planning, organizing staffing, budgeting, acquiring, and accessing resources, evaluating, scheduling, promoting and marketing, equipping, housing and policy development. Emphasis is on planning, leadership, working toward change and the new roles and responsibilities of the library professional.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES
This course examines the current and emerging technological systems and software used in schools and libraries, their selection, implementation, management and evaluation, as well as legal and ethical issues involved in their use.
SUPERVISED SCHOOL LIBRARY PRACTICUM COMBINED
This course provides licensed teachers in the school library program with the opportunity to fully develop, practice, and reflect upon skills acquired through coursework in a supervised field experience in an elementary and a secondary school library and in work in their own schools. Students create a portfolio demonstrating mastery of program competencies.
SUPERVISED ELEMENTARY LIBRARY PRACTICUM
Supervised field experience in elementary library media center.
SUPERVISED MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY PRACTICUM
Supervised practicum in middle school library.
SUPERVISED SECONDARY LIBRARY PRACTICUM
Supervised field experience in a high school library media center.