Course Description


LIS 9362 (Summer 2017)   Materials for Older Children (8-12 years)

Instructor: L. McKechnie

Course Description
An introduction to materials for older children, primarily contemporary but also historical. Major genres, authors, and trends in literature for older children. Evaluation of library materials, both print and non-print and both fiction and informational, for older children. Reading competencies and interests and information behaviours of elementary school age children in grades three to six.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9362 (Summer 2017)
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Antirequisites:  

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Connecting People with Information

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:

1. Identify the reading and information seeking needs and interests of older children and develop collections and services to meet these needs (Program Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9).

2. Identify, evaluate, select and provide access to library materials for older children in a variety of formats (Program Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9).

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives

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