Library Media Education (LME)

LME 407G   Literature/Young Adults    3 Hours

Selection and evaluation of materials, reading guidance, and programming for young people, adolescence through young adult.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 409G   Selected Topics    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Problematic study of a selected topic under the direction of a faculty member. A formal research paper or annotated bibliography is required.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of supervising faculty member.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 410G   Storytelling    3 Hours

Storytelling literature, story selection and sources. Practice in oral communication.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

LME 411G   Creative Media Experiences for Children    3 Hours

Methods and procedures for developing creativity in children. The design and evaluation of materials and activities in a variety of media formats for school and library settings. Includes program development.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; summer 2016; summer 2017

LME 445G   Introduction Educational Technology    3 Hours

Instruction and laboratory experiences in the basic theory and application of educational technology to the design, production, evaluation, and utilization of various communication media formats.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 448G   Technology Applications in Education    3 Hours

Uses of technology in education for instruction and instructional management. Emphasis on evaluation and utilization of appropriate software and hardware.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 475G   Workshop    1-3 Hours

Workshop classes of variable content focused on library media practice and integration of educational technology.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 501   Program Organization and Administration    3 Hours

Development and administration of the library media program to support the educational goals of the school. Includes school/community needs assessment, program design, implementation of evaluation, budget, and other management areas.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 502   Collection Management    3 Hours

Principles of collection management to meet the needs of the school library media program. Evaluation, selection and acquisition of print, non-print and electronic resources. Examination and development of collection policies and procedures, including acceptable use policies and copyright.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 506   Classification and Cataloging    3 Hours

Classification, descriptive and subject cataloging for print and other media forms. Compliance with national standards including MARC record format.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 508   Information Sources and Services    3 Hours

Information sources and services in school library media centers. Evaluation and use of print and electronic general reference sources, including search techniques. Emphasis on reference interview process, information literacy, and development of pathfinders.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 509   Investigations in Educational Technology    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

The completion of a formal research study in educational technology or the creation of an educational technology prototype under the supervision of a faculty member.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2016; winter 2017

LME 512   Issues in Library Media Education    3 Hours

Types of information centers and their history, state and national accreditation standards, the development of communication and information technologies, the impact of technology on education, and career opportunities. Attention to legal issues like intellectual freedom, censorship, and information access.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; winter 2016; spring 2016; summer 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017

LME 518   Advanced Children's Literature    3 Hours

Materials available to meet the needs of children including outstanding authors, illustrators, topical issues, and the reviewing of children's books.
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; winter 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; winter 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

LME 519   Special Topics in Educational Technology    3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Special topics in the field of educational technology.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; summer 2017

LME 527   Thematic Approach to Young Adult Literature    3 Hours

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.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; summer 2016; summer 2017

LME 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.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

LME 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.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 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.
Prerequisite(s): LME 537.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

LME 547   Integration of Educational Technology    3 Hours

Application of principles of instructional design to the integration of technology into education and training programs.
Prerequisite(s): LME 537.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; summer 2016; summer 2017

LME 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.
Prerequisite(s): LME 535 or instructor approval.
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; winter 2016; winter 2017

LME 589   Field Experience in Library Media Education    3 Hours

Field experience in an appropriate setting under supervision of a certified library media specialist for LME students seeking initial Kentucky teaching certification in school library media at the graduate level.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor; admission to professional education.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; fall 2017

LME 590   Practicum    1-3 Hours

Students seeking initial Kentucky teaching certification at the graduate level must be admitted to Professional Education prior to enrollment. Field based experience in an appropriate setting under a certified library media specialist or a qualified technology coordinator.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor; completion of 24 hours of course work including LME 501, LME 512, LME 535, and LME 537; and admission to candidacy.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 591   Advanced Practicum in Library Media Education    1 Hour

Students seeking initial Kentucky teaching certificate must be admitted to Professional Education prior to enrollment. Field-based experience in an appropriate setting under a certified library media specialist; the course is for students in a certification-only or Rank I program for P-12 School Media Librarian.
Prerequisite(s): LME 501, LME 512, LME 537, and instructor permission.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017

LME 592   Internship in Library Media Education    3 Hours

Field based experience in an appropriate setting under supervision of a certified library media specialist. For students seeking initial Kentucky teaching certification at the graduate level.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor; completion of 24 hours of course work including LME 501, LME 512, LME 535, and LME 537; admission to candidacy and admitted to professional education.
Course Fee: $200
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

LME 599   Thesis Research/Writing    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Thesis research and writing directed by faculty committee.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 600   Maintain Matriculation    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Continued enrollment for thesis completion.
Grade Mode: Non-graded
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

LME 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 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017