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Libraries, Informatics,and Technology in Education (LITE)

LITE 501    Program Organization    3 Hours

Organization of the school library program to support the educational goals of the school and student learning. Includes organization of libraries, informatics, and technology.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 506    Organization of Information    3 Hours

Classification, descriptive and subject cataloging for various formats of information and sources. Emphasis on organization of information in the school library.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 508    Informatics in Education    3 Hours

Information sources and services in school library media centers. Emphasis on the study and practice of creating, storing, finding, manipulating, analyzing, evaluating, and sharing information. Emphasis on use of informatics research methods in education.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 512    Issues in Libraries, Informatics, and Technology in Education    3 Hours

Analysis of issues in Libraries, Informatics, and Technology in Education. Attention to legal issues like intellectual freedom, censorship, and information access.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LITE 518    Advanced Children's Literature and Collections    3 Hours

Advanced study of literature to meet the needs of children including outstanding authors, illustrators, and current topical issues. Emphasis on children's literature collections development and management in libraries.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 527    Advanced Young Adult Literature and Collections    3 Hours

Advanced, thematic examination of literary genres and non-print media appropriate for young adults, ages 12-18. Includes management and service components for effective young adult literature programs. Emphasis on young adult literature collections development and management in libraries.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LITE 535    Survey of Educational Technology Practices    3 Hours

Focus on instructional design and communication models appropriate to effective utilization of multimedia for instruction and training. Application of various multimedia to design, produce, and evaluate instructional/training projects.

Course Fee: $20

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 537    Principles of Educational Technology Applications    3 Hours

Uses of technology for instruction and instructional management. Emphasis on instructional techniques, evaluation and utilization of appropriate instructional software, productivity tools, and the internet for various subjects, grade levels, and needs of diverse learners.

Prerequisite(s): LME 535 or LITE 535

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 545    Educational Technology Production    3 Hours

Product design and production techniques for education and training. Utilization of various software and hardware configurations to produce electronic prototypes.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LITE 547    Integration of Educational Technology    3 Hours

Application of principles of instructional design to the integration of technology into education and training programs.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LITE 550    Emerging Technology in Education    3 Hours

Survey of new and significant technology developments and integration strategies in education; research on applications and their effectiveness on P-12 pupil learning; application of new technologies to design, produce, and assess P-12 learning.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LITE 590    Practicum in Libraries, Informatics, and Technology in Education    1-3 Hours

Field based experience in an appropriate setting under a certified library media specialist or a qualified technology coordinator.

Prerequisite(s): (LITE 501 or LME 501) and (LITE 512 or LME 512) and (LITE 535 or LME 535) and (LITE 537 or LME 537)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

LITE 737    Educational Technology Leadership    3 Hours

Emphasis on educational technology leadership, professional development, and instructional management. Topics include equitable access, technology plans, meeting needs of diverse learners with technology, and technology integration strategies.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018