Library Science (EDLI)


EDLI 371. Children's/YA Literature. 3 Credits.

Designed as a survey of the context and merit of children's and young adult literature, that is, books written for and read by readers from ages Pre K-Grade 12. Prerequisites: Twelve hours in education and related areas.

EDLI 372. Manage Schl Library Media Ctrs. 3 Credits.

Examines the fundamental principles and issues of school librarianship in contemporary educational communities. Overview of administrative issues, including development of policies and procedures, budget preparation, personnel administration, and public relations. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas or Instructor permission.

EDLI 373. Dev/Org Schl Libr Collections. 3 Credits.

Principles for developing and organizing physical and virtual library collections, including evaluation, selection, and acquisition of resources appropriate for students, staff and other patrons; methods used to access library collections, standard cataloging practices, and selection of integrated library systems (ILS). Prerequisites: EDLI 372 or equivalent.

EDLI 374. Design Learning in Libr/Med Ct. 3 Credits.

Explores theories and best practice for teaching and learning in today's library/media learning centers. It also examines the school librarians role as teacher and instructional collaborator with an emphasis on curriculum design, inquiry learning, and information literacy standards. Prerequisite: EDLI 372 or equivalent.

EDLI 376. Information Sources & Services. 3 Credits.

Focuses on the librarian's role in curating, using, teaching, evaluating, and providing service with multimedia reference materials for the physical and virtual library learning spaces to meet the needs of a diverse learning community. Prerequisite: EDLI 372 or equivalent.

EDLI 377. Info Tech Schl Libr Media Ctrs. 3 Credits.

Designed to provide both a theoretical and a pragmatic understanding of information technology in the modern school library with a focus on the integration of technology within teaching and learning. Prerequisite: EDLI 372 or equivalent.

EDLI 392. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDLI 396. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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