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Lib 604 - Library in the School Curriculum
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Murray State University Dept of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Course Syllabus January 2008 Course Number LIB 604 I TITLE Library in the School Curriculum II CATALOG DESCRIPTION An approach to understanding the role of the library media specialist and the media center in the school curriculum with the aim of developing the school as a learning community stressing collaboration between administrators teachers and librarians in planning learning experiences PURPOSE Provide an approach to examining how administrators teachers librarians and students can collaborate in furthering the goals of the school as a learning community COURSE OBJECTIVES III IV Credit hours 3 Class activities will focus on the attainment of the course objectives listed These objectives are understood to be reflective of but not limited to those behaviors advocated by the Kentucky Education Reform Act KERA guidelines Curriculum connections will be made with KERA Initiatives Kentucky Learner Goals and Academic Expectations Program of Studies and Core Content The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board EPSB themes of diversity assessment literacy and gap achievement are addressed in the course as potential topics for discussion as they relate to the course themes of the role of the library in the learning community In the same way the additional themes regarding technology and leadership are central issues that are integrated throughout the course The Code of Ethics is discussed in connection with the issues of collaboration and information literacy skills Each of these objectives has been linked with the Kentucky Experienced Teacher Standards ETS ALA AASL Program Standards ALA and the COE Dispositions COE At the end of the course students will be able to 1 2 3 4 5 Demonstrate the value of information literacy skills for lifelong learning ETS 2 6 ALA 1 2 COE 1 2 Compare and contrast the differences between and among past present and future libraries in learning contexts ETS 2 3 7 ALA 2 4 COE 2 3 6 Make a case for the impact of collaboration between teaching colleagues librarians or media specialists and institutional administration on student learning ETS 2 4 8 ALA 2 3 COE 2 6 Relate the impact that technology has had and will have on libraries and learning centers ETS 2 10 ALA 4 COE 2 3 Express the significance of continued personal professional development for the development of libraries in learning contexts ETS 9 ALA 1 4 COE 4 6 V Reflect on the role of libraries and learning centers in the development of learning communities ETS 2 8 ALA 3 4 COE 6 CONTENT OUTLINE Introduction the concept of a learning community How do we learn Mission and goals of libraries in a learning context Concept of information literacy and the relationship to learning Learning and technology technology and libraries Collaboration in teaching and learning Libraries and collaboration Developing a community of learning VI INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES Instructional activities will include online discussion group and individual assignment with a reflective component VII FIELD CLINICAL AND OR LABORATORY EXPERIENCES May include visits to school library media centers or other libraries for observations or to consult resources as required by course assignments VIII RESOURCES The course includes a Blackboard website as part of Murray State s E Study Center IX GRADING PROCEDURES Students will be evaluated on class participation contributions to the class and the quality of presentations papers and collaborative projects The grading scale will be 91 100 A 81 90 B 71 80 C 61 70 D 0 60 F All papers will conform to styles described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 2001 5th ed Websites summarizing the style will be provided X ATTENDANCE POLICY This course adheres to the policy published in the current Murray State University Graduate Bulletin All students are expected to attend each assigned class meeting Missing scheduled class meetings may result in loss of grade points XI ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY This course adheres to the policy published in the current Murray State University Graduate Bulletin XII TEXTS AND REFERENCES Required texts Information Power Building Partnerships for Learning 2nd ed American Association of School Librarians Association for Educational Communications and Technology Chicago American Library Association Washington D C Association for Educational Communication and Technology 1998 Stripling Barbara K Learning and Libraries in an Information Age Englewood CO Libraries Unlimited 1999 Additional reading Eisenberg Michael et al Information Literacy Essential Skills for the Information Age 2nd ed Westport CT Libraries Unlimited 2004 Kuhlthau Carol Collier Rethinking Libraries for the Information Age School Vital Roles in Inquiry Learning School Libraries in Canada 22 2003 3 Seeking Meaning A Process Approach to Library and Information Services 2nd ed Westport CT Libraries Unlimited 2004 Riedling Ann Marlow Information Literacy What Does It Look Like in the School Library Media Center Westport CT Libraries Unlimited scheduled for publication 11 30 2004 Schomburg Janie TAG Team Collaborate to Teach Assess and Grow Teacher Librarian 31 2003 Available in fulltext online at http www teacherlibrarian com tlmag v 31 v 31 1 feature html School Library Manifesto The School Library in Teaching and Learning for All Teacher Librarian 27 1999 24 26 Small Ruth Having an IM PACT on Information Literacy A Model for Improving Instructional Presentations Teacher Librarian 28 2000 Available in fulltext online at http www teacherlibrarian com tlmag v 28 v 28 1 feature html Thomas Nancy Pickering Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction 2nd ed Westport CT Libraries Unlimited 2004 XIII PREREQUISITES None XIV STATEMENT OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Murray State University does not discriminate on the basis of race color national origin sex religion marital status age or disability in employment admission or the provision of services educational programs and activities and provides upon request reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all programs and activities For information regarding nondiscrimination policies contact the Office of Equal Opportunity 270 762 3155


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