Undergraduate Library Media
2022 Fall Term
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TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS
This course is designed to provide explanatory and hands-on practical experiences at the introductory level with digital, print, and web-based technologies for collaboration, information gathering, analysis and management, communication and creation in teaching and learning.
FINDING AND USING INFORMATION
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.
GENERAL LIBRARY METHODS COURSE
This course is designed as an exploration into teaching pedagogy, classroom management, assessment and reflection, which applies to school library management. Teacher candidates will engage in critical studies of teaching methods, lesson plan writing, dissecting content/Wisconsin state standards and student assessment. School librarian candidates will observe critical classroom and school library management: a key component of educational pedagogy.
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.
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.