Organization of Learning Resources

LIBE 465 (3.0) Online – Course Outline

EVALUATION

Three major assignments:

  • Participation in online discussion forum
  • Community of Practice Inquiry Reflection Blog Journal
  • Final Research Project

DESCRIPTION

The organization, classification and cataloguing of school library resource centre materials. The online course is designed to prepare students in the overall information organization of school libraries, including bibliographic control, metadata and cataloguing of school library resource centre materials as well as emerging digital learning technologies.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this online course students will be able to:

  • Identify how information organization relates to the overall role of the teacher-librarian and how this will support student learning.
  • Acknowledge the importance of bibliographic control, standards and taxonomies in the school library resource centre and apply these in a school setting.
  • Communicate the importance of the knowledge organization of the school library resource centre to administrators, teachers and students.
  • Identify and apply various Internet and open access resources that support the organization of learning resources.
  • Utilize practical applications of cataloguing and classification and be aware of strategies that will help to expedite these processes.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the important role of automated library systems in the operations of the school library and how this supports “best access” to resources and student learning.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

This is an online course. Students are required to have a computer, access to the Internet, and a Campus Wide Login ID and password to access the course website.

There is no textbook required.

LIBRARY RESOURCES: Connect From Home

Your EZproxy connection will allow you to access library resources from your computer on or off campus. For more information, go to http://services.library.ubc.ca/off-campus-access/connect-from-home/

MORE INFORMATION

Telephone: 604-822-2013, or toll-free in North America: 1-888-492-1122
Email: pro-d.educ@ubc.ca


Latest Revision on: December 23, 2016