INF 398T - Supervised Teaching in Information Studies - RESTRICTED

Spring 2016
Unique ID: 27660
Syllabus:  
Prof:  Westbrook, Lynn
Room: UTA 5.468
Days:  Wed
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Description:
History and present status of education for librarianship and information studies. Curriculum design, systematic course design and management, teaching methodologies and evaluation of learning.

Sometimes conducted in a group classroom setting, other times the student works under supervision of a member of the graduate faculty individually. In either case, student must present written instructor permission to the Graduate Coordinator in order to register for the course.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit as a teaching practicum.

Notes:
This course examines the philosophy and practice of teaching in Information Studies. Through group design activities, integrated readings, varying observations, and expert guest speakers the course covers: curriculum design, course design, teaching methodologies, classroom management, and learning evaluation. Overarching faculty practice considerations support exploration of individual professional voice in a full array of scholarly venues. Outcomes include personally developed resources commonly employed in job seeking and the first three years of a faculty appointment.

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