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Curriculum, Supervision, & Educational Leadership

College of Education and Professional Studies

Library Media - Summer Sessions

As of January 2018, the Summer Intensive Face to Face Sessions have been converted to online summer six week session.


Program Overview
Admission Procedures
Faculty and Staff
Tuition and Fees

Library Media Homepage

Program Overview

The summer session courses are offered in an alternating year format online during the normal summer six week session. One still has the ability to complete the entire program in two summers with the EDLM 492 Practicum course completed during the academic year between the two session.

LME Summer Session Program Brochure - currently being revised

LME Summer Session FAQs - currently being revised.

Admission Procedures

Note - Official transcripts are not needed for the LME program unless you are seeking to substitute hours.  For more information about substitutions, call Debbie Strand 509-963- 1448.

Step 1: Complete the Reservation Form. This form provides us with more information about you; upon completion of the form you will receive an email from the Department Secretary containing additional information about the program. 

Step 2Complete Page One only of the Endorsement-Only Program application. This application activates you as a student who is pursuing an endorsement to your teaching certificate. There is a $40 fee paid to the "CWU Certification Office" for the endorsement credit evaluation.

Step 3: If you are a new student and have not yet completed a non-matriculated student application, fill out this form. Summer information and schedules can be found here.


First-Summer courses: EDLM 410, EDLM 426, EDLM 436, and EDLM 448 offered in odd years starting 2019.
Second-Summer courses: EDLM 416, EDLM 458, EDLM 468, and EDLM 478 offered in even years starting 2018.
The 2-credit practicum (EDLM 492/EDAD 596) is completed during the academic year between the two summers (see below for details).

EDLM 410/510 Introduction to Library Media Issues
Provides an introduction to relevant issues related to library media studies; including diversity, legal issues, curriculum development, library roles, connectivity issues, technology and instruction. 

EDLM 448/548 Collection Development/Library Media
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
Considers the field of children's and young adult literature; literary genres, major literary awards, leading representative authors, historical and recent trends. Includes topics of cultural diversity and reading promotion. 

EDLM 426/526 Instructional Methods in the Library
Apply instructional strategies in teaching information literacy skills and motivating students to read. Explore collaborative learning techniques which will integrate information literacy skills into the standards based curriculum.  


EDLM 416/516 Application of Technology Resources
This course provides an introduction to technology tools, processes, and web applications that support information literacy. Web 2.0 and other collaboration tools will be explored. Projects will be developed to explore the application of these technologies. 

EDLM 478/578 Administration of Library Media Programs
Develops competency in administering materials, equipment and services of library media programs as integral part of the school. Focus on leadership, personnel, budgets, facility planning, state and national standards in planning, evaluation and program development. 

EDLM 468/568 Research and Information Fluency 
Reference tools, information sources, search strategies, research models and evaluative techniques will be explored as tools to enable students to be more information literate. 

EDLM 458/558 Cataloging and Classification for Library Media
Cataloging and classification of library media materials with an emphasis on MARC records. Includes Dewey Decimal classification system, authorized subject headings, and assigning MARC tags using original and copy cataloging of book and non-print items.

Note: This information is also available in the Summer Session brochure - under revision

Faculty and Staff

Leona Lindvig, MLIS
Library Media Specialist, Practicum Supervisor

Gary Simundson
Instructor, Summer Session and Online

Kathryn Egawa, PhD
Instructor, Summer Session

Becca Johnston
Instructor, Online

Kay Jorgenson
Instructor, Online

Trish Henry
Instructor, Summer Session

Toni Hobbs
Instructor, Summer Session

Deborah Gallaher
Instructor, Summer Session

Department Secretary

Debbie Strand,  509-963-1448



The 2-credit practicum course (EDLM 492/EDAD 596) is completed in one quarter during the academic year.

Click here for more information about the practicum.
Click here to read answers to frequently asked questions.

Tuition and Fees

For information about tuition and fees, please check the Registrars website at or contact the CWU Registrar's Office at 509-963-3001 or

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