Practicum in Librarianship: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Violet H. Harada

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

The purpose of the practicum is to provide fieldwork experience in a selected library/information center depending on the student’s interests and career goals. Through observation and practice, the student will be able to apply skills, concepts, and theories learned in the classroom. This course ideally should be taken near the end of the professional program of study.

Required Textbook:

American Association of School Librarians. 2009. Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs.
American Association of School Librarians. 2009. Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/696_Harada_f2014.docx

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Library Internship Program: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Noriko Asato

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Field experience in library or information agency settings with supervision of professional librarians or information specialists. Available to classified students only. Selection based on academic advisor approval, application form, interview and possession of required competencies. Students must apply and be accepted before registration. Selection is by agency.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/690_Asato_f2014.doc

Internship in Information Management: Summer 2014

Instructor:

Mala Sarat Chandra

School:

University of Washington

Semester:

Summer 2014

Description:

Three primary criteria that a setting or experience must meet in order to qualify as an MSIM internship:

  • The internship/site experience must be approved by the MSIM Academic Advisor or the IMT 590 Faculty Coordinator
  • The student’s work/projects/tasks must be primarily of a professional or beginning professional nature
  • The internship must constitute a learning experience for the student that relates to the academic scope of the MSIM program

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/903518/assignments/syllabus