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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Library Information Technology: School Library Media Center
Major: 5550
First Term: 2011 Summer I    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 39
CIPS Code: 25.0301
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Library (38)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Library Information Technology: School Library Media Center program prepares and upgrades the skills of staff working in school library media centers.

Required Courses
 Credits: 39
 Certificate of Completion Library Information Technology: Basic (5911)20
 EDU/ENH291Children's Literature3
 LBT218Basic Materials Repair1
+LBT254Library Services for Children and Young Adults2
+LBT255Organization and Management of the Small Library3
 LBT273AASpecial Topics in Library Information Services I1
Select nine (9) credits from the following:
 EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL)3
 EDU221Introduction to Education3
 EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
 EDU236Classroom Relationships3

Program Competencies
1.Describe the evolving types of information from print-based materials to digital information and the corresponding evolving roles of library information professionals in various libraries. (LBT101)
2.Identify and describe types of library information collections, including core collections, reference, and special collections and technical services processes required to manage collections. (LBT110)
3.Describe common types of reference resources, and effective techniques for providing reference services for students doing research. (LBT130)
4.Describe applications of audio equipment, video equipment, computer graphics and software, photography, and media formats in libraries and information organizations. (LBT140)
5.Describe the role and functions of public services in library and information organizations in contemporary society. (LBT150)
6.Describe common types of information systems for libraries and the information organizations, including online catalogs, computerized circulation systems, operating systems, local area networks, and networked databases. (LBT160)
7.Identify and describe career opportunities and professional organizations and tools for growth within the library and information service career fields and develop a portfolio to demonstrate student learning. (LBT271)
8.Describe the functions and operations of libraries and information organizations. (LBT272++)
9.Describe key management functions and techniques in the small library. (LBT255)
10.Describe and demonstrate principles and practices of effective services for children and young adults. (LBT254)
11.Utilize children's literature to enhance the library learning environment. (EDU/ENH291)
12.Explain and demonstrate basic processes of preserving and repairing library materials. (LBT218)
13.Identify current issues in the field of library information services. (LBT273AA)
14.Set up classrooms which incorporate the natural approach to language acquisition. (EDU220)
15.Accommodate field-sensitive and field independent styles of teaching and learning. (EDU221, EDU230)
16.Identify legal aspects pertinent to the role of a paraprofessional in student relationships. (EDU236)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.