Instructor: D. Helkenberg
Introduction to library services for children and young adults. Topics include conceptualizing children and teens, information behaviour, media, multiple literacies, information spaces and places, programs, managing and evaluating services, diversity and inclusive services, community outreach, intellectual freedom and the information rights of children and young adults.
Course Syllabi for LIS 9367L-650 (Summer 2020)
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Program Content Areas
Connecting People with Information
Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Apply a critical awareness of professional values, standards and ethics in the context of contemporary childhood and adolescence (PLLO 2, 3, 5);
2. Prioritize from among a wide range of techniques to assess, recommend, evaluate and create access to information in a variety of formats and contexts for young people (PLLO 2, 6, 8);
3. Define the needs of particular user groups of young people and/or their caregivers, and to and develop services, programs and policies to meet these needs (PLLO 3, 5, 8);
4. Prepare, design, write and deliver effective professional reports, presentations, programs, using a variety of digital platforms, working independently and/or cooperatively with others (PLLO 4, 7, 9).
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives