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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


April 7, 2004

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604,

The Department of School Library & Information Technologies has requested the following curricular action:

New Course: LSC 6600 School Library Advocacy for Administrators

Purpose and nature of change: To educate school administrators about the role and value of school library programs

Course Description for Catalog:
Designed for K-12 school administrators, this online course will increase and update background knowledge concerning the role a quality school library media program plays in the academic success of students. Key learning components consist of best practices and research about school libraries, information literacy and academic standards, library collections and access, as well as evaluation of both staff and program. School leaders will learn how to reconceptualize and implement a student-centered, information-powered school library program.


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