About EDLI 374 A

Explores theories and best practice for teaching and learning in today's library/media learning centers. It also examines the school librarians role as teacher and instructional collaborator with an emphasis on curriculum design, inquiry learning, and information literacy standards. Prerequisite: EDLI 372 or equivalent.


4 Synchronous Video Conference Sessions: 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1; Synchronous video conferences scheduled 10 to 3:00; Other work online asynchronous; Open to Degree and CDE students

Section Description

This course is designed to explore theories and best practice for teaching and learning in today's school libraries. School Librarians are educators who demonstrate knowledge of learners and learning. They model and promote collaborative planning and assessment, instruction in multiple literacies, and inquiry-based learning which enables members of the learning community to become effective users and creators of ideas and information. School Librarians design and implement instruction that engages students' interests and develops their ability to inquire, think critically, and gain and share knowledge in a proficiency-based, personalized learning environment.

Section Expectation

Students are expected to come prepared to participate in all class discussion and small group activities during face-to-face sessions. Students are expected to post and share formative assessments, as assigned. Students are expected to read and respond to others’ postings, as assigned.


Evaluation throughout the course will include both formative and summative assessments, with criteria checklists/rubrics provided for each assignment.

Course Dates



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