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Graduate Library Media

2015 Spring Term

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3 Units

FINDING AND USING INFORMATION

Library Media 550

Support the inquiries, interests and investigations of the community by identifying questions, connecting library members with the information they seek and providing services associated with it's use. The course introduces basic reference theory and professional practice, and the tools, information resources and problem solving strategies used by professionals.


3 Units

INFORMATION LITERACY

Library Media 640

This course is designed to support development of effective information and technology literacy skills in library users and integration of those skills into the curriculum.


3 Units

LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION

Library Media 654

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.


3 Units

LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION OF LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

Library Media 751

This course addresses the competencies needed by those seeking to become district library, media and technology coordinators. Students will consider administrative issues, policies and practices pertinent to operation of effective information, media and technology programs in schools. Theses include such aspects as: the development of a vision that supports the overall objectives of schools; leadership and group dynamics; long-range planning; facilities and services; staff development; fiscal management; the selection, distribution and coordination of resources; and the role of professional organizations and state agencies.


3 Units

SUPERVISED SCHOOL LIBRARY PRACTICUM COMBINED

Library Media 793C

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. Prereq: Graduate status, review of portfolio and consent of instructor, completion of at least 12 credits at UW-Whitewater, 3.10 GPA in library media courses taken before entering the library media practicum.


3 Units

SUPERVISED ELEMENTARY LIBRARY PRACTICUM

Library Media 793E

Supervised field experience in elementary library media center. Prereq: Graduate status, application and portfolio review, completion of at least 12 credits at UW-Whitewater, 3.10 GPA in library media courses taken before entering the library media practicum.


3 Units

SUPERVISED SECONDARY LIBRARY PRACTICUM

Library Media 793S

Supervised field experience in elementary library media center. Prereq: Graduate status, application and portfolio review, completion of at least 12 credits at UW-Whitewater, 3.10 GPA in library media courses taken before entering the library media practicum.

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