LIS-S 621 Audio and Video Sources
- Prerequisite(s): LIS-S 500, LIS-S 507
- Delivery: Online
- Semesters offered: Spring (Check the schedule to confirm.)
This course provides a user-focused approach to decision making in the digital audio and video information environment. It emphasizes collection development in support of user services, including access to remote collections and evaluation of multimedia materials and delivery mechanisms as well as issues related to emerging technologies. The scope includes adult and young adult audiences. S621 will expand your thinking about the integral role of audio and video resources in a comprehensive school, academic, public library and/or special library setting. The course will include a combination of web-based readings and resources, threaded discussions, plus online presentations containing text, audio, and video. Choices allow graduate students with varied backgrounds and interests to select activities that meet their unique professional needs.
Program Learning Goals Supported
Instructors map their courses to specific LIS Program Goals. Mapped program goals drive the design of each course and what students can expect to generally learn.
- Connect Core Values and Professional Ethics to Practice
- Curate Collections for Designated Communities
- Lead and Manage Libraries, Archives and Other Information Organizations
- Innovate Professional Practice with Information Services and Technology
Instructors develop learning outcomes for their courses. Students can expect to be able to achieve the learning outcomes for a given course after successfully completing the course.
- Make effective decisions related to digital audio and video information environments.
- Develop, manage, and organize digital audio and video information collections.
- Evaluate and select audio and video information resources.
- Address access, organization, promotion, multimedia copyright, and censorship issues.
- Implement viewing and listening advisory services.
- Develop plans for addressing multimedia literacy needs.
- Integrate multimedia resources into varied library settings.
- Apply techniques for sharing and disseminating audio and visual elements.
- Discuss current trends and possible futures for audio and video technologies.
Instruction is in Canvas. Lessons are organized into Modules whose length may vary.
Module 1: Overview
Module 2: Resource Types: Audio
Module 3: Resource Types: Video
Module 4: Resource Types: Interactive Media
Module 5: Collections: Humanities, Social Sciences, & Business
Module 6: Collections: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
Module 7: Management: Building Collections and Selecting Sources
Module 8: Management: Acquiring and Managing Sources
Policies and Procedures
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