Course Description

Credit Validation for Guam Department of Education Only

This course examines the collection development policies and procedures for creating and updating a school library collection. To include the practical aspects of selection criteria, community analysis and needs assessment, formats, acquisition, processing, maintenance, preservation, circulation, promotion, and evalution of the library collection. The ethical issues , curriculum, fiscal issues relating to the collection, digital resources, and the learning environment will also be discussed. The course will also provide insights to the facilities, opening, moving, and closing of the collection.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Guam public school teachers and librarians

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What You Will Learn

  • Create and implement policies and procedures on the library collection that will meet the needs of its patrons to include intellectual freedom
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the collection development from acquisition, cataloging, circulation and maintenance
  • Identify the appropriate resources in print or nonprint format to build the collection and meet patron information needs
  • Develop insights on the challenges in building and managing a collection

Instructors

Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that allows you to structure your education to suit your schedule while keeping you on pace toward achieving your educational.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

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Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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