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Graduate Library Media

2015 Fall Term

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3 Units

ADOLESCENT LITERATURE AND RELATED MEDIA

Library Media 543

Designed primarily to acquaint the student with books and nonprint media which appeal to the adolescent interest. Emphasis will be placed on adolescent human growth and development, reading interests and principles of selection.


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

DIGITAL TOOLS FOR LEARNING

Library Media 634

An introduction to digital technologies for accessing, using, creating and communicating information in a variety of formats for enhancing and improving learning.


3 Units

ORGANIZING INFORMATION

Library Media 651

Learn to describe information resources clearly, assess their information potential, and use strategies and procedures that will help somebody seeking information find what they need. Become familiar with formal and informal strategies for facilitating subject access, such as MARC records, tagging, metadata, controlled vocabularies, abstracting and classification. Address intellectual and practical issues related to creating structured access to information in all formats.


3 Units

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES

Library Media 741

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.


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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