Music Librarianship

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

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Description:

Music Librarianship is a unique field, requiring that one have a firm grasp of principals of music and librarianship. This course will cover a number of aspects of music librarianship, including music collections, information literacy, and music technology. Students will explore the current literature on music librarianship and analyze the theoretical aspects of the field through discussions and written assignments.

Required Textbook:

Miller, Steven J. 2011. Metadata for Digital Collections: A How-To-Do-Manual.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS688_musiclibrarianship_rev_forweb.pdf

Materials for Children

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

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Description:

A course in children’s literature and related materials involving evaluation through in-depth criticism and thematic approaches, study of selection aids/criteria, examination of the history of children’s literature and current trends, use and promotion of materials, and investigation of reading, listening, viewing interests.

Required Textbook:

Bang, M. 2000. Picture this: How pictures work.
Horning, K.T. 2010. From cover to cover: Evaluating and reviewing children’s books.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS617_rev_forweb.pdf

The School Library

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

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Description:

Considers planning and evaluation of the school library program functions with emphasis on strategies for effecting change.

Required Textbook:

American Association of School Librarians. 2009. Empowering learners: Guidelines for school library programs.
Morris, B. J. 2010. Administering the school library media center, 5th ed.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Instructional Technology Division. 2008. IMPACT: Guidelines for North Carolina Media and Technology Programs.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS653_rev_forweb.pdf

The Design of User Instruction and Training: Summer 2012

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

Semester:

Summer 2012

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Describe basic theories of learning and instruction
2. Analyze user and learner requirements
3. Design instruction for delivery in diverse learning environments for both groups and individual one-on-one sessions
4. Develop instruction utilizing contemporary instructional and Web 2.0 technologies and supporting materials.
5. Deliver instruction and training
6. Apply valid assessment and evaluation instruments and techniques to measure attainment of learning outcomes
7. Identify instructional needs and solutions for specific library and information organization environments
8. Articulate your own teaching and learning pedagogy

Required Textbook:

Booth, C. 2011. Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS688_DesignUserInstructionTraining_rev_forweb.pdf