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  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1101
    Intro to Libraries & the Information Age

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to different types of libraries and the information industry. The role of the Library Technical Assistant (LTA) in all areas of the library profession is explored. An overview of basic library and information research methods and tools, both print and digital format is presented. (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1102
    Intro to Reference & Information Svcs

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to reference and information services for the Library Technical Assistant. Includes basic tools needed to answer directional and ready reference questions. Print and electronic resources, interview techniques and virtual reference services are discussed. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1103
    Acquisition of Library Materials

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the Library Technical Assistant to the process of how to acquire materials from the decision to obtain them to the time they are ready to be cataloged. Automation processes and techniques are incorporated. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1104
    Essential Library Workplace Skills

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the skills necessary to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public, work in team settings, deal with a variety of personality types, resolve conflicts, and become an effective part of the library workforce. (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1105
    Readers Advisory

    3 credit hours

    Introduces genres of literature and techniques for patron interaction. Topics include library collection analysis, display creation, bibliographic tool development and reading programs. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1820
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

    Addresses current issues in the field that necessitate a greater depth, broader scope or fuller assimilation of a particular area of study. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 or equivalent, or consent of instructor or program coordinator (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This class may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2100
    Intro to Cataloging & Classification

    4 credit hours

    The role of Library Technical Assistant (LTA) in descriptive and subject cataloging and processing of print and non-print materials. Emphasis is on the organization of information resources in print and non-print formats. Includes the philosophy, tools and techniques for performing cataloging. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2200
    Serving the Public in Today's Libraries

    4 credit hours

    Role of the Library Technical Assistant (LTA) in serving the public including programming, creating displays, basic circulation desk duties, shelf maintenance, interlibrary loan activities, registering and effective interaction with patrons. Automated and online systems are emphasized. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2300
    Multimedia Services and Equipment in Tod

    3 credit hours

    Basic operation, evaluation, selection and uses of media, hardware and software. Emphasis on hands-on experience and creation of a media portfolio. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2600
    Library Practicum

    4 credit hours

    Capstone course integrating the application of all course work in the Library Technology program. Required seminars provide a forum for discussing issues related to working in the library field, guidance in searching for jobs, and instruction about how to create a professional portfolio. Prerequisite: Library and Information Technology 1102, Library and Information Technology 1103, Library and Information Technology 1104, Library and Information Technology 1820, Library and Information Technology 2100, Library and Information Technology 2200 and Library and Information Technology 2300; all with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Library & Information Technology (LIBRA)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1130
    Introduction Long-Term Care Services

    3 credit hours

    Overview of various settings for long-term care including nursing homes, senior housing options, adult day care, home health care, assisted living, and hospice. Introduces ethical and quality of care issues, reimbursement for services, role of technology, marketing and leadership responsibilities. (3 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1140
    Intro to Nursing Home Administration

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the responsibilities of the nursing facility administrator, licensure procedures, and standards. Relevant legal, funding, and program issues are addressed. Prerequisite: Long Term Care Administration 1130 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1151
    Nursing Home Administrative Practices I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to personnel management specific to long-term care including staffing, scheduling, recruitment, training, performance appraisal, wage and benefit administration, job satisfaction, and employee health and safety. (3 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1152
    Nursing Home Administrative Practices II

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to financial management in long-term care administration including budgeting, accounting, internal controls, and equity and debt financing. (3 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1161
    Aging and Long-Term Care I

    2 credit hours

    Survey of the physical, psychological, sociological and financial aspects of aging. Introduces related long-term care options, and current social policies and programs. (2 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1162
    Aging and Long-Term Care II

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of LTC-1161. Expands on the physical, psychological, sociological and financial aspects of aging as well as current policies and programs that can benefit the older adult. Prerequisite: Long Term Care Administration 1161 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in Long Term Care Administration 1161 (2 lecture hours)

  • Long-Term Care Administration (LTC)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (2 to 8 lab hours)

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