|Graduate Course Details|
|Title||Administration of the School Media Center|
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.