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SLIM School Library Media Licensure

School Library Media Licensure

Program Description

SLIM’s courses are taught by highly experienced professors and practitioners, providing the education you will need to guide 21st century learners and to manage a networked, school library media center. You will complete the program knowing how to motivate preK-12 students for lifelong learning, informed decision-making, a love of reading, and the use of information technologies. You will become a member of a large community of highly qualified and successful Emporia State University school librarians.

School Media Licensure provides existing teachers and librarians the additional training and knowledge to better serve their students with TMspecialized courses focusing on teaching information literacy, children and young adult programming, and media collection and management.

Advantages of the SLIM program

  • Balance Online Learning and Occasional Weekend Intensive Classes
  • Enjoy personal interaction between students and faculty as you combine your MLS studies with an active life.
  • Diversity Scholarship Match
    Receive matching funds for ALA Spectrum,AILA, and other ALA ethnic affiliate scholarship awards.
  • SLIM’s Heritage of Excellence for Over a Century Share the inherited legacy of a worldwide network of
  • SLIM alumni to further your career objectives.
  • Earn Your Licensure Alone or as Part of Your Master of Library Science Program
  • Both license-only options and a School Media- focused MLS program are available.

Admission Requirements

Apply to Emporia State University.

School Media Licensure Programs of Study

Required Courses:

Elementary School Library Endorsement

  • LI804: Organization of Information
  • LI831: Resources and Services for Children
  • LI832: Resources and Services for Young Adults
  • LI851: Managing the School Library Media Center
  • LI855: Collection Development and Management
  • LI858: Information Literacy and Instructional Collaboration
  • LI876: School Library Media Elementary Practicum 1

Secondary School Library Endorsement

  • LI804: Organization of Information
  • LI831: Resources and Services for Children
  • LI832: Resources and Services for Young Adults
  • LI851: Managing the School Library Media Center
  • LI855: Collection Development and Management
  • LI858: Information Literacy and Instructional Collaboration
  • LI876: School Library Media Secondary Practicum

Total Hours for Elementary School Media License 18

Total Hours for Secondary School Media License 19


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Questions?

For more information about the program, contact our South Dakota MLS Director Elizabeth Hoffman at ehoffma1@emporia.edu or 620-412-6453

WEEKEND CLASS LOCATION

Augustana University
Mikkelsen Library
2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197-0100