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Courses - ELIB Graduate Level

500. Foundations of Information (3)

Role of information and information technology in organizations (particularly in Western education) and society. Topics include societal needs and demands, diffusion of knowledge and technology, information seeking and use, information/technology and culture.
Letter grade only (A-F).

510. Collection Development (3)

Criteria, tools, procedures and policies for evaluating, selecting and maintaining informational resources to use in information organizations.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

520. Information Literacy and Reference Services (3)

Philosophy of reference service and information literacy. Criteria for evaluation, selection, setup and use of selected basic reference sources to reflect cultural and linguistic diversity of students. Uses of reference sources and information literacy processes.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

530A. Library Media Materials for Elementary Grades (K-5) (3)

Selection and use of fiction and non-fiction books, audiovisual and electronic media, and related materials of interest to children that reflect California's cultural diversity and support current curriculum frameworks. Criteria and tools for selection and use. Current issues.
Letter grade only (A-F).

530B. Library Media Materials for Secondary Grades (6-12) (3)

Selection and use of fiction and non-fiction books, audiovisual and electronic media, and related materials of interest to young adults that reflect California's cultural and support current curriculum frameworks. Criteria and tools for selection and use. Current issues.
Letter grade only (A-F).

550. Management of Information Organizations (3)

Philosophy, principles and problems of planning, organizing, supervising and managing a school library media program, technology service, or other information organization.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

570. Library Media Technologies (3)

Prerequisite: Level I computer technology knowledge and skills.
Evaluation, selection, and integration of computer, digital, audiovisual and other technologies for use in schools and other library settings; issues of technology planning, instruction, collaboration, assessment, and digital citizenship.
Letter grade only (A-F).

580. Field Experience in Libraries (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of program coordinator.
Course Description: Students will model effective practices in administering a library program under the supervision of a qualified library professional. Applications for field experience are due March 1 for the summer or fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.


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