Instruct Tech-Library Science (ITL)
- General Education Course
Introduces students to basic research (including the use of the library and other resources), information literacy and information management skills needed to succeed in college, the online environment, and beyond.
Preparation for career after completing a college degree, including self-assessment, career exploration in conjunction with Marshall's Career Services, development of a resume, cover letter, and completion of mock interview.
Examination of online search/retrieval skills used to define, access, evaluate, manage, integrate, create, and use digital information ethically; emphasis on critical thinking and practical use of Web 2.0 tools.
Utilization of various computer software applications with emphasis on practical usage to produce graphic aids such as charts, brochures, spreadsheets, drawings and audio or video clips.
This course is an introduction to new literacies within the field of library science discussing meta, digital and visual literacy information trends and the current issues affecting these literacy types.
Students are coached through the RBA portfolio development process. This includes: What a portfolio is; inventorying their work and life experience; and creating and submitting the portfolio.
Introduction to skills that build digital citizenship literacy that will help students learn the cognitive, social and technical skills for navigating and evaluating the digital information ecosystem.
Principles of administration for elementary and secondary school library-media centers and public libraries, including personnel, facilities, budgets, program planning and evaluation, publicity and public relations, audiovisual equipment and materials, computer hardware and software, and methods and materials for teaching library skills.
An introduction to the function, management, and the issues of computer and non-computer technology in the library. Students learn to use technology as an educational tool in the classroom.
This course expands on instruction techniques for new literacies in a variety of library types and information-related organizations including the learning needs of K-12, ESL, exceptional and adult learners.
This course will assist students in designing multimedia instructional materials. Focus will be on the development of web-based instructional materials.
Basic techniques in producing and using a variety of audiovisual aids, i.e., photography, scipting,developing loges, audio-recording and layout design fo manuals. This This course also prepares one to produce a slide-tape presentation.
A basic course designed to assist the student in becoming familiar with a variety of software graphics packages.