Library Science (LIB)
LIB 301. Children's Literature and Related Materials. (3 Credits)
I, II. Prerequisites:ENG 101 or ENG 101R with a minimum grade of "C", or HON 102 with a minimum grade of "C", or ENG 105 with a minimum grade of "B". Survey course designed to acquaint P-5 teachers with print and non-print media for the school curriculum and with techniques to encourage lifelong readers.
LIB 301S. Children's Literature and Related Materials. (3 Credits)
I, II. Prerequsisites:ENG 101 or 101R with a minimum grade of "C", or HON 102 with a minimum grade of "C", or ENG 105 with a minimum grade of "B"; and EDF 203 or EDF 310 with a grade of C or higher. Survey course designed to acquaint P-5 teachers with prin and non-print media for the school curriculum and with techniques to encourage lifelong readers. Credit will not be awarded to students who have credit for LIB 301. Students in LIB 301S will be required to complete 15 hours of community service by choosing to read to students in Madison County, County Hospital, or the public library. Or students may choose to assist in a reading day at a local school.
LIB 401. Adolescent Literature and Resources. (3 Credits)
A. Formerly: LIB 501. A course designed with inquiry-based methodologies to future teachers' knowledge of adolescences, adolescnt literature, and resources. Topics include genres, censorship, diverse authors, assessment, and multiple literacies to increase motivation, understanding and appreciation of adolescent literature. Credit will not be awarded for both LIB401 and 501.
LIB 800. Org & Admin/School Media Ctr. (3 Credits)
A. A course designed to instruct students in the philosophy, objectives, and administration of the media center in elementary and secondary schools. 10 clinical hours required.
LIB 801. Educational Technologies. (3 Credits)
I, II. A course designed for teacher leaders to research current issues, integrate educational technology and provide leadership in technology planning, applications, and assessments for P-12 educational settings. Credit will not be awarded to students who have credit for LIB 769. 10 clinical hours required.
LIB 802. Lit & Resources for Yng Adults. (3 Credits)
A. Prerequisite: A course designed for teachers and librarians working with adolescents and young adults. Literature and resources appropriate for school curricula and encouraging reading among adolescents and young adults 10 years and older will be explored. 10 clinical hours required.
LIB 805. Children's Lit & Rescources. (3 Credits)
(3) A. Characteristics of good reading for children; types and evaluation of literature; use of materials for curricular and leisure needs; correlation of book and non-book materials. For librarians and teachers. 10 clinical hours required.
LIB 807. Library Science:______________. (1-3 Credits)
A. Prerequisite: advisor/departmental chair approval. Independent work, workshops, special topics, or seminars. May be retaken under different subtitles.
LIB 821. Info Literacy Resources & Ser. (3 Credits)
A. Introduction to information literacy skills and services in school libraries. Emphasis on information search process methodologies and information search applications, including: cataloging, reference interview process, print and electronic resource evaluation, collection development and search techniques. 10 clinical hours required.
LIB 831. Organization and Access. (3 Credits)
A. Study of the principles and practices of describing, representing, organizing, accessing, and retrieving information. Examines the operations, process, tools, and methods in some major information systems.
LIB 841. Info Sys Dsgn/Dev for Schl Lib. (3 Credits)
A. Prerequisite: LIB 801. This course builds the skills needed to structure, store, process, access, and present information in a Web environment for P-12 school settings. It will typically cover the design of Web sites, Web coding using HTML, and Web authoring tools.
LIB 870. P-12 School Media Lib Pract. (1-3 Credits)
A. Prerequisite: Permission of faculty required prior to enrolling in practicum. Field-based experience (elementary, middle grade, secondary) under a certified school media librarian. Minimum 100 hours required.