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Graduate Library Media

2017 Summer Term

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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

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.

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