Teaching Library Media Licensure

Teaching Licensure - Education; Track: Teaching Library Media

College of ED & Human Sciences

Catalog Year: 2014-2015

Degree Specific Credits: 27

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Note: This program of study can only be completed as a teaching minor for those pursuing a teaching major in another content area or by currently licensed teachers. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and Human Sciences for more information. This program is offered jointly online with UM-Missoula and UM-Western. Some courses will be taken through UM-Western.

Library Media Minor Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following courses.

Note: Students will also complete LIBM 461 Information Literacy (3 credits) through UM-Western. Students may choose to substitute EDU 391 Children's and Young Adult Literature (4 credits) online through UM-Western in place of EDU 331 and EDU 432.

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Show Description EDU 331 - Lit & Literacy for Children
Offered autumn and spring.  Prereq , EDU 221; coreq., EDU 395 and 397; only for majors in certification or pre-education. Genre survey, including cross-cultural literature, that focuses on responding to children’s literature through reading, writing, listening, speaking, and activities that emphasize selecting literature, teaching critical thinking, and integrating literature into the elementary curriculum.
3 Credits
Show Description EDU 432 - Lit & Literacy for Yng Adlts
Offered intermittently.  Genre surveys; extensive reading, and analyzing of literature, authors and media addressed to students ages 12-18. Emphasizes effective teaching strategies for using high quality literature with middle school and secondary students. Not a substitute for EDU 331.
3 Credits
Show Description EDU 488 - Libraries and Technology
Offered spring.  Coreq., C&I 483.  Uses of digital technologies in all aspects of library media center operations, including cataloging and circulation, collection development, reference services and administration.
3 Credits
Show Description LIBM 463 - Library Collection Dev
Offered autumn.  Focus on building and maintaining a foundation print and non-print media collection; devising a selection policy; demonstrating media use in support of the curriculum; and compiling annotated bibliographies.
3 Credits
Show Description LIBM 464 - Reference Resources
Offered intermittently.  Evaluation, selection, and use of basic reference resources.  Teaching of media skills, information negotiation, search strategies, database use, and information services.
3 Credits
Show Description LIBM 465 - Lib Media Tech Proc
Offered spring.  Coreq., C&I 488. Focus on the technical processing and organization of print and non-print materials utilizing descriptive cataloging, application of AACR2 and the Dewey Decimal System, Library of Congress subject headings, and MARC21 records.
3 Credits
Show Description LIBM 468 - Admin & Assess of Lib Med
Offered spring.  Administrative and management procedures; assessment in terms of state, regional, and national guidelines for library media programs and services.
3 Credits
Minimum Required Grade: C- 24 Total Credits Required

Library Media Practicum

Rule: Complete the following course.

Note: All library media coursework must be completed prior to enrolling in the library media practicum.

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Show Description LIBM 495 - Practicum
Offered summer.  Prereq., 19 credits in library Media and consent of instr.  Supervised field experience in selected phases of library media center operations, including assessment.
3 Credits
Minimum Required Grade: C- 3 Total Credits Required

To sign up for this option, you need to contact the Curriculum and Instruction Department. Do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this option must come from the Curriculum and Instruction Department.