EDM3220 Educational Resources for Children and Young Adults 4 cr. Provides students with knowledge and skill in the use of appropriate educational resources for the promotion of reading, listening,and viewing literacy.Students examine a wide variety of resources appropriate for use with K-12 students. Students learn to assess K-12 students' interests, goals and abilities.
EDM3222 Organization of Educational Resources 2 cr. Provides students with the knowledge and skill in cataloging and classification to organize educational resources in both print and electronic collections.Students explore automated systems, evaluate these systems, and determine systems appropriate for individual media centers.
EDM3224 Collection Development of Educational Resources 2 cr. Prepares the student to develop a media collection and the policies and procedures that support the collection. The student learns how to build,maintain and promote the collection through the use of professional development tools and the input of patrons.
EDM3226 Retrieval of Educational Resources 4 cr. Prepares students to use and provide instruction in the retrieval and use of educational resources. Various types of informational resources, both print and electronic, are examined.
EDM4228 Design and Production of Educational Resources 4 cr. Provides experience in designing and developing electronic and print resources for educational purposes. Application of knowledge in the development of educational communication techniques is included.
EDM4230 Technology and Instructional Design 4 cr. Examines and integrates the principles of media curricula development and support with developing informational technologies. The development of appropriate scope and sequence of media curricula are explored.Students learn to analyze the school curricula, develop a media program to support the curricula, assess student learning, and work with faculty in planning effective experiences for students in the use of the service, resources, and equipment in the media center.
EDM4232 Educational Media Leadership 4 cr. Explores the principles, skills and abilities necessary to provide leadership in incorporating innovations into education and in administering a media program in a school or district. Offers an opportunity to explore, identify and design administrative systems appropriate to a library media program.Various systems, both internal and external, are examined andmanagement models reviewed.
EDM4235 EDM Methods Field Experience 1 cr. Introduces students to the culture of a high school. They observe and assist librarymedia specialists, interview school personnel, talk with students, work as a resource to teachers,and teach technology integrated library media lessons.Corequisite: EDM4230
EDM4555Media Practicum- Elementary, Middle, and Secondary 1-10 credits Provides on-site experience in a school media setting at the elementary,middle, and secondary levels under the supervision of a licensed media specialist. The number of credits for which the student enrolls depends on whether the student is getting an additional license in elementary/middle or middle/secondary education.
EDM4556 General Media Practicum 1 - 4 cr. Provides students with experience at all levels and a variety of settings in which to work in library media and technology. The student and the program director design the practicum.
EDM4777 Topics variable credit Topics of current and special interest to media educators. Topicsmay include electronic applications,media ethics, and censorship.
EDM4999 Independent Study 1 - 4 cr. Student selects a particular area of study in the area of educational media and technology. Prerequisite: permission of EDM program director.