About EDLI 376 OL1

Focuses on the librarian's role in curating, using, teaching, evaluating, and providing service with multimedia reference materials for the physical and virtual library learning spaces to meet the needs of a diverse learning community. Prerequisite: EDLI 372 or equivalent.

Notes

Mostly asynchronous, with three synchronous times: Saturdays 9/10/22, 10/1/22, and 11/5/22, 9am-12pm; Open to Graduate and PACE students

Section Description

This course focuses on the teacher librarian's role in the information landscape. Information Sources and Services addresses: research strategies, search tools, information curation, teaching, and evaluation with multimedia digital reference resources to support the curriculum, standards, activities, and personal interests of our diverse learning communities. There is an emphasis on virtual library learning spaces which is critical in an anytime, anywhere learning environment. (Standards Alignment: ALA/AASL/CAEP Standards for Initial Preparation of School Librarians, 2019: Standards, 1-5, Vermont Educator Endorsement #61:Standards 1-5, Vermont Core Teaching Standards, 1-10). Participants will explore current strategies and theory in Library Information and Resources, and will create, model and promote ethical, equitable access to and use of physical, digital, and virtual collections of resources. Students will learn about a variety of resources across multiple curriculum areas and how to critically evaluate them to meet standards, curriculum and personal interest needs of contemporary learners.

Section Expectation

Candidates are expected to fully participate in asynchronous online weekly assignments via Blackboard, including discussions forums or other collaborative work, and monthly synchronous video conference sessions. Original graduate level writing and attribution is expected in completed work. Access to high speed internet and basic technology skills are necessary for completing projects and other assignments. If a candidate is having difficulty meeting course requirements, it is expected that they will contact the instructor to create a plan to address missing (or inadequate) work.

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