Undergraduate Library Media
2023 Spring Term
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VIDEO GAMES AND LEARNING
This three-credit class will orient students to a variety of perspectives on learning embedded within video games and associated virtual learning ecologies. Content will feature specialized study of video games within specific domains across the professions. Sessions will combine instruction with hands-on activities considering learning and educational implications.
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.
ADOLESCENT LITERATURE AND RELATED MEDIA
Designed primarily to acquaint the student with books and nonprint media which appeal to 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.
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.
LIBRARIANS AS LEADERS
This course examines advanced administrative and leadership issues, policies, and practices pertinent to operation of effective information, media and technology programs in schools and districts, building on the knowledge and skills mastered in the Library Administration course and focusing on leadership skills, planning, legal and ethical issues, advocacy, grant writing, infrastructure, and personal professional development.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.