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Teacher Librarian Services Credential (code 700)

The 27-unit credential program in Teacher Librarian Services prepares students for service as a teacher librarian, grades PK-adult, in the State of California. The coursework can also be applied to the Masters of Arts in Education, Option in Educational Technology and Media Leadership.

Prerequisites

1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

2. Minimum 3.0 overall grade point average in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units of coursework.

3. Valid California teaching credential.

4. Passage of California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) or equivalent.

5. International applicants have additional university application requirements including meeting the English language proficiency requirement. Please visit The Center for International Education (CIE) website at www.csulb.edu/cie for more information.

Application

An application and directions can be downloaded at www.ced.csulb.edu/graduate/application-packets. Candidates may bring in a maximum of 6 units through extension courses. A working knowledge of word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation software, Internet searching and e-mail usage is expected.

Requirements

1. Complete the following core courses (24 units):

  • ETEC 510 Foundations of Educational Technology and Media (3)
    Prerequisite: Either ETEC 411, ETEC 444, equivalent experience satisfying the California Level I computer technology standard, or consent of instructor.
  • ETEC 523 Information and Digital Literacies (3)
    Prerequisites: ETEC 444 or equivalent experience satisfying California Level I computer technology standard.
  • ETEC 525 Digital Culture and Society (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • ETEC 530 Leadership in Technology and Media (3)
    Prerequisites: ETEC 523, or consent of the instructor.
  • ETEC 540 Organization of Resources (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • ETEC 551 Education and the Internet (3)
    Prerequisites: Either ETEC 411, ETEC 444, equivalent experience satisfying the California Level I computer technology standard, or consent of instructor.
  • ETEC 570 E-Learning Design and Development (3)
    Prerequisite: ETEC 523 or consent of instructor.
  • ELIB 530A Library Media Materials for Elementary Grades (K-5) (3)
    Prerequisites: None

2. Field Experience (3 units):

  • ETEC 580 Field Experience (3)
    Prerequisites: ETEC 523 and either ETEC 530, EDP 520 or EDP 595.

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