At the University at Buffalo, this fully online program in School Librarianship, focuses on preparing you to teach in a 21st century school library.
All courses include the latest research-based, best practices occurring in the school library field. You will be exposed to strategies and techniques for teaching information literacy, based on new standards of practice as outlined in the Common Core Learning Standards and the Annual Professional Performance Review.
Program Learning Outcomes
The features of our program include:
- clinically-based teaching experiences that allow you to collect your own data to inform your teaching practice
- creation of a digital portfolio to be shared with potential employers, as well as a video recording providing evidence of your instructional experience
- exposure to a variety of strategies and techniques for teaching information literacy, based on new standards of practice as outlined in the Common Core Learning Standards and the Annual Professional Performance Review
- learning how to participate in a collaborative culture where feedback is provided, including peer review of your teaching practices
- Information Life Cycle
- Information Users and Use
- Reference Sources and Services
- School Media Center Field Experience
- School Media Center Practicum
- Curriculum Role of the Media Specialist
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLibrary Science Pedagogy View 49 other Masters in Library Science in United States
- Application fee: A $50 non-refundable application fee
- Graduate Record Exam or MAT scores
- Contact information for at least three individuals who will each be asked to provide an electronic recommendation letter
- Unofficial transcripts
- Statement of education and career goals
International46200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
National46200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State22620 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.