Library Science for Sch Librns (LSSL)

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LSSL 1330. Information Access Strategies. 3 Hours.

LSSL 2363. Lit for Children and Teens. 3 Hours.

Designed to acquaint students with the selection, critical analysis, and historical development of literature for children and young adults. Emphasis will be placed on selecting materials which meet the needs and interest of children and young adults, identifying techniques and strategies which will motivate ALL children and young adults to read and respond to literature, and developing critical abilities for evaluating literature and related materials for children and young adults. A strong multicultural element will also be a part of this course. Writing enhanced.
Prerequisite: Must have sophomore standing or above.

LSSL 3361. Lit & Related Mat For Children. 3 Hours.

The historical development, critical analysis, and selection of materials for children. Identification and use of folklore, poetry, imaginative, realistic and informational literature. Stresses developmental needs of children including those of various ethnic groups. Emphasis on motivational techniques. Writing enhanced.
Prerequisite: Must have junior standing or above.

LSSL 3362. Lit & Related Mat For Yng Adlt. 3 Hours.

Selection of literature approved selection tools, the preparation of bibliographies, oral and written reports, book talks, critical evaluations annotations, and the sharing of reading experiences. Stresses developmental needs of young adults. Emphasis on motivational techniques. Writing enhanced.
Prerequisite: Must have junior standing or above.

LSSL 4010. Library Science Workshop. 1-3 Hours.

This course deals with current topics in school libraries. One semester hour is earned and the course may be repeated for a maximum of three hours. NOTE: Maximum of three hours workshop coursework allowed in a student?s program.

LSSL 4375. Dir Ind Study In Library Sci. 3 Hours.

Arranged professional and developmental learning experiences incorporating a practical application of Library Science skills and practices. To include internships, individual research and studies. Writing Enhanced.