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Graduate Course Details
Number LBS 730
Title Administration of the School Media Center
Credits 3.0

Description

This course examines in detail school media center management. Topics for discussion include the following: developing media center goals and procedures; integrating technology with school curriculum; traditional vs. computer-assisted skills and research; providing services to students, staff, and parents; approaches to staff development; examining facilities, equipment, systems of classification, cataloging, circulation and media center resources; making purchases; and personnel issues. A portion of this course involves completion of a special project relating to the required pre-practicum experience which requires 25 hours of field experience and observation.