Library Media Course Descriptions
LS 318 Cataloging and Classification Credit 3 credit hours
Introduction to technical processing of books and other literary materials, descriptive cataloging, determining main and added entries, the formation and order of library catalogs. Students must have access to a library throughout this course and may have to physically enter one.
LS 390 Administration of the School Library Media Center 3 credit hours
History and purpose of school media centers: problems and practices in their organization and management; facilities; standards; programs and services; policies; budgets; personnel.
LS 383 Literature for Children and Young Adults 3 credit hours
Selection, examination, and effective use of literature for children and young adults from kindergarten through grade 12.
LS 393 Reference and Bibliography Resources 3 credit hours
Sources of general and special information, standard bibliographics and indexes, organizations and concepts of modern reference work, and the reference interview.
LS 355 Technology in Education 3 credit hours
A general overview of computer hardware and software with an emphasis on emerging technologies. Includes the use of various electronic technologies in the development of visual electronic presentations with an emphasis on interactive media software, presentation software, and telecommunication.
LS 356 Integrating the Internet in Education 3 credit hours
Instructional strategies for integrating the use of the Internet as a teaching tool in education. Emphasis will be placed on utilization of the Internet to enhance current K-12 teaching and learning experiences inside as well as outside the classroom.
LS 388 Selection of Media for Children and Young Adults 3 credit hours
Evaluating and using both print and non-print materials for children and young adults (K-12); emphasis on contemporary titles, trends and issues, and book reviews and talks.