Library Science and Media Education (LMED)

LMED 100 How to Use the Library (1 cr)

Prerequisite: Credit cannot be earned in both LMED 100 and LMED 110. Not available for juniors or seniors.

• Not applicable to the minor.

Locating materials and services of the McIntyre Library, with emphasis on search procedures.

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 1

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 110 Developing Library Skills (2 crs)

Prerequisite: Not available for juniors or seniors. Credit may not be earned in both LMED 100 and LMED 110.

Consent: Department Consent Required

• Not applicable to the minor.

Locating materials and services in the McIntyre Library, with emphasis on search procedures.

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 2

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 305 Children's Literature (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to teaching majors or library science minors. Minimum sophomore standing.

Survey of literature for children in both print and nonprint formats.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 306 Literature For Adolescents (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum sophomore standing.

Study of literature for young people--middle and high school ages--with emphasis on trends and issues, development of the adolescent novel, genres, author profiles, and reading promotional tools.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 310 Developing Media Collections (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum sophomore standing.

Selecting and evaluating library and audiovisual materials.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 312 Reference: Information Services for Public and Community (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to LMED minors. Minimum sophomore standing.

Theory, application, and practice of library reference with emphasis on providing information and related services to individuals and communities.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 316 Organizing Media (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum sophomore standing.

Theory and practice of cataloging and classifying print and non-print information resources.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 1

LMED 382 Producing Instructional Media (3 crs)

Prerequisite: ES 381 or consent of instructor. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences and library science minors.

Planning and producing audio, computer, graphic, photographic, and video instructional materials.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 1

LMED 408 Computers in Education: Online Communications and Information Retrieval (3 crs)

Prerequisite: ES 381 or consent of instructor.

Application of computer-mediated communications (e.g., electronic mail, discussion lists, UseNet news, chats, and groupware) and computer-based information retrieval resources (e.g., online databases, CD-ROM databases, and Internet resources) to classroom environments. Includes online resource creation and evaluation.

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 430 Public Library Administration (3 crs)

Prerequisite: LMED 310 or LMED 312 or LMED 316 or consent of instructor.

Operation and management principles for public libraries.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 432 Administering School Media Programs (3 crs)

Prerequisite: LMED 310 or LMED 312 or LMED 316 or consent of instructor.

Operation and management principles of school library media programs.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 450 Computers in Libraries/IMCs (1-3 crs)

An introduction to the use of computers for instruction, record-keeping, and information retrieval.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Repeat: Course may be repeated

LMED 461 Field Experience: Elementary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs LMED cert seq; ES 304, ES 305, ES 306, ES 307, ES 308, ES 309; or ES 312, ES 317, ES 318, ES 328; Minimum sophomore standing. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences.

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

Observation and practice in an elementary school library or media center.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 462 Field Experience: Secondary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 cr LMED cert seq; ES 304, ES 305, ES 306, ES 307, ES 308, ES 309; or ES 312,ES 317, ES 318, ES 328. Minimum sophomore standing. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences.

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

Observation and practice in a secondary school library or media center.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 463 Field Experience: Advanced Public Library Administration or Special Library (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to LMED minors. Fifteen credits in LMED minor with a minimum GPA of 2.50. Minimum sophomore standing.

Consent: Department Consent Required

• A minimum GPA of 2.50 in LMED courses.

Observation and applications of advanced administration skills in public or special library.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 466 Internship: Elementary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs. LMED cert seq; ES 304, ES 305, ES 306, ES 307, ES 308, ES 309; or ES 312, ES 317, ES 318, ES 328. Minimum sophomore standing. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

A paid supervised practicum that is contingent upon the availability of a position.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Internship, Special Course Fee Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 467 Internship: Secondary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs LMED cert seq; ES 304, ES 305, ES 306, ES 307, ES 308, ES 309; or ES 312, ES 317, ES 318, ES 328. Minimum sophomore standing. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

A paid supervised practicum that is contingent upon the availability of a position.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering, Internship, Special Course Fee Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 468 Internship: Public and Special Libraries (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum of 18 credits in LMED minor. Minimum 2.50 GPA in LMED courses. Minimum sophomore standing.

A paid supervised practicum that is contingent upon the availability of a position.

Attributes: Internship

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 495 Directed Study (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum senior standing.

• Arranged by department in response to need.

Group study, under the immediate direction of a Library Science and Media Education faculty member, of a defined problem not covered in existing courses.

Attributes: Undergraduate/Graduate Offering

Repeat: Course may be repeated

LMED 499 Independent Study (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum senior standing.

Consent: Department Consent Required

Study of a library media issue under the supervision of a Library Media faculty.

Repeat: Course may be repeated

LMED 505 Children's Literature (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to teaching majors or library science minors.

• Cross-listed with LMED 305. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Survey of literature for children in both print and nonprint formats.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 506 Literature For Adolescents (3 crs)

• Cross-listed with LMED 306. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Study of literature for young people--middle and high school ages--with emphasis on trends and issues, development of the adolescent novel, genres, author profiles, and reading promotional tools.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 510 Developing Media Collections (3 crs)

• Cross-listed with LMED 310. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Selecting and evaluating library and audiovisual materials.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 512 Reference: Information Services for Public and Community (3 crs)

• Cross-listed with LMED 312. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Theory, application, and practice of library reference with emphasis on providing information and related services to individuals and communities.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 516 Organizing Media (3 crs)

• Cross-listed with LMED 316. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Theory and practice of cataloging and classifying print and non-print information resources.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 1

LMED 582 Producing Instructional Media (3 crs)

Prerequisite: ES 381 or consent of instructor. Limited to teaching majors admitted to College of Education and Human Sciences and library science minors.

• Cross-listed with LMED 382. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Planning and producing audio, computer, graphic, photographic, and video instructional materials.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 1

LMED 630 Public Library Administration (3 crs)

Prerequisite: LMED 310/LMED 510 or LMED 312/LMED 512 or LMED 316/LMED 516 or consent of instructor.

• Cross-listed with LMED 430. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Operation and management principles for public libraries.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 632 Administering School Media Programs (3 crs)

Prerequisite: LMED 310/LMED 510 or LMED 312/LMED 512 or LMED 316/LMED 516 or consent of instructor.

• Cross-listed with LMED 432. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Operation and management principles of school library media programs.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 661 Field Experience: Elementary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs. LMED certificate sequence.

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

• Cross-listed with LMED 461. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Observation and practice in an elementary school library or media center.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 662 Field Experience: Secondary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs. LMED certificate sequence.

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

• Cross-listed with LMED 462. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

Observation and practice in a secondary school library or media center.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 666 Internship: Elementary Media Center (3 crs)

Prerequisite: 21 crs. LMED certificate sequence.

Consent: Department Consent Required

• Cross-listed with LMED 466. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

A paid supervised practicum that is contingent upon the availability of a position.

Attributes: Internship, Special Course Fee Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 667 Internship: Secondary Media Center (3 crs)

Consent: Department Consent Required

• Cross-listed with LMED 467. Credit may not be earned in both courses.

A paid supervised practicum that is contingent upon the availability of a position.

Attributes: Internship, Special Course Fee Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 695 Directed Study (1-3 crs)

• Cross-listed with LMED 495. Arranged by department in response to need.

Group study, under the immediate direction of a Library Science and Media Education faculty member, of a defined problem not covered in existing courses.

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 708 Computers in Education: Online Communications and Information Retrieval (3 crs)

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

Explores world of digital libraries and librarianship in networked environments. Considers importance of collaborative knowledge development and customizing the library environment. Reflects on interrelated roles of librarians, students, teachers, and technology expertise in the virtual learning environment.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 710 Seminar in Children's Literature (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Introductory course or consent of instructor

Reading, discussing, and evaluating contemporary literature for children; analyzing trends and issues.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 720 Seminar in Literature for the Young Adult (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Introductory course or consent of instructor

Reading, discussing, and evaluating contemporary literature for young adults; analyzing trends and issues.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 730 Trends and Issues in Literature: K-12 (3 crs)

Reading, discussing, and evaluating contemporary literature for children and young adults; analyzing trends and issues.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 750 Computers in Libraries/IMCs (3 crs)

This course examines current and emerging technological systems and software using schools and libraries, their selection, implementation, management, and evaluation as well as legal and ethical issues involved in their use.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 760 Advanced Production of Instructional Media (3 crs)

Prerequisite: LMED 382/LMED 582 or consent of instructor.

Instructional design and advanced techniques for the production of graphic, photographic, video, and computer-generated media.

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 770 Administering District Media Programs (3 crs)

Organization and management principles for district library media programs.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

LMED 790 Current Issues in Supervising Media Programs (1-3 crs)

• Eligibility for certification as an Instructional Library Media Specialist (902).

Planning, implementing, and supervising media programs.

Attributes: Field Trip(s) Required

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 796 Directed Study (1-3 crs)

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

A group may investigate problems common to libraries and media centers.

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option

LMED 797 Independent Study (1-3 crs)

Consent: Department Consent Required

Individual project under the direction of a faculty member.

Repeat: Course may be repeated

Grading Basis: No S/U Grade Option