Library Media Endorsement (LME)
Now Available - Online
We are pleased to announce that in addition to our successful summer Library Endorsement Program we are now offering the LME classes in a convenient online format during fall, winter, and spring quarters. The Library Media Endorsement now can be completed by taking courses entirely online during the academic year, attending the intensive summer sessions - or a little of both. Choose what works best for you!
- Fill out this Application Form and submit - note there is no application fee!
- Download Enrollment Form and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 509-963-1424 or by postal mail to:
Department of Advanced Programs
Central Washington University
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7404
You do not need to apply to the University in any other process. Once Continuing Education has received this form you will be registered in the course you have chosen and tuition will be applied to your account.
Please be aware that tuition for continuing education courses is self-support - this means that you cannot roll this tuition into your other CWU tuition, it will accrue separately.
|EDLM 414 / 514 Technology Tools for the Library||3|
Introduction to design and production of various instructional materials from manual to more complex computer techniques.
|EDLM 448 / 548 Collection Development / Library Media||3|
Principles of developing a school learning resources collection, including both print and non print materials. Topics to be included are development of a materials selection policy, intellectual freedom issues, selection tools, and appropriate tools and strategies in the selection process.
|EDLM 436 / 536 Survey of Children's and Young Adult Literature||3|
The nature of literature for children and young adults, how to develop a literature collection, and how to promote it.
|EDLM 426 / 526 Instructional Methods in the Library Media||3|
Instructional methods used by library media specialists in their work, e.g., independent learning skills, literacy appreciation, visual literacy, reading motivation, creative drama, puppetry, storytelling, authoring software, presentation skills, etc.
|EDLM 596 Practicum Seminar||2|
Note: All students are expected to complete a 2-credit 60-hour practicum. This course is listed as EDCS 596 on your schedule.
|EDLM 458 / 558 Cataloging and Classification for Library Media||3|
Principles and techniques of cataloging, classifying, and assigning subject headings to books and other media; including automation sources and requirements with an emphasis on the preparation of the MARC record.
|EDLM 416 / 516 Application of Technology Resources||3|
Explores recent research, experimental programs and new developments in the utilization of media. Students will gain hands on experience in using technology for library media.
|EDLM 468 / 568 Research and Information Fluency||3|
Reference tools, information sources, and the use of the Internet and other databases for the retrieval of information on all forms of media will be explored as well as the principles of storing and circulating materials, including computerized circulation systems.
|EDLM 478 / 578 Administration of Library Media Programs||3|
Develop skills and expertise needed to manage media/technology programs, including managing budgets and personnel; evaluating, writing specifications for, and ordering software and equipment.
*These courses will be offered in the online format during the academic year only.