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IM 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IM 502. Information Media: Theory, Research, and Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Exploration of the information media field examined from the perspectives of recent research, influential theories, and current practices; professional literature, literacies, research, organization, and opportunities.
Semester Offered: Fall


IM 504. Instructional Design I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to instructional design, including theoretical background, needs assessment, learner analysis and instructional strategies.
Semester Offered: Fall| Summer


IM 514. Technology Integration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Ways technology can help teachers and students communicate and collaborate, discussion of students as consumers, contributors, and creators in a digital age, use of technology to design authentic learning environments.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IM 521. Information, Technology and Learning for Elementary Education

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Role of technology and media for instruction in the elementary classroom. Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats to enhance teacher productivity, student creativity, and thinking skills. Elementary Education majors only.
Prerequisites: Any one of the following: ART 105, CNA 169, CSCI 169, ETS 157, IM 245, IM 260 or demonstrated basic computer skills.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IM 522. Information, Technology and Learning for K-12 and 5-12 Education

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats. How technology assists teacher productivity andserves as a tool for enhancing student creativity and thinking skills. Education majors only.
Prerequisites: Any one of the following: ART 105, CNA 169, CSCI 169, ETS 157, IM 245, IM 260 or demonstrated basic computer skills.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IM 523. Information, Technology and Learning for Early Childhood Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Role of technology and media in early childhood education. Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats. How technology assists teacher productivity and serves as a tool for enhancing student creativity and thinking skills. Child and Family Studies majors only.
Prerequisites: CFS 200
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


IM 542. Workshop: Using Microcomputers in Education

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: How to use a microcomputer and related software for course or classroom purposes. Will explore both generic and dedicated software packages. Course may be repeated to a maximum of 3 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IM 545. Children's Literature Workshop

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Participants will meet children's book authors and/or illustrators who will discuss their works for children in grades K-8. Ways of using children's literature in media centers and classrooms will be explored. One credit available upon completion of written assignment. May be repeated.
Semester Offered: Summer


IM 554. Developing Skills for Online Teaching and Learning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Survey of the skills and methodologies required for effective teaching and learners for an online environment.
Semester Offered: Fall| Odd Summer


IM 555. Design and Preparation of Multimedia Presentations I.

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design and production of instructor-led multimedia presentations. Hardware and software skills for production of presenation support materials.
Semester Offered: Spring| Summer


IM 556. Design and Preparation of Multimedia Presentations II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Systematic approach to the production of instructor-independent multimedia presentations for informational and instructional presentations. Includes needs assessment, format selection, presentation design, equipment selection and operation, and media production.
Prerequisites: IM 404-504, IM 455-555
Semester Offered: Fall


IM 562. Design and Production of Video Media

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Developing, designing, utilizing, evaluating, and administering video media in instructional and related programs with a focus on desktop digital technologies.
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 565. Information Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Techniques and sources for gathering information for personal and professional use.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


IM 586. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Conferences, reports, readings, discussions, problems, and research in a special facet of media. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IM 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IM 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


IM 608. Research Methods in Media

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods of evaluating research procedures and interpreting findings. Defining and limiting a problem, gathering, documenting, organization and presenting findings.
Semester Offered: Fall| Summer


IM 612. Technologies in the Workplace

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Definition and analysis of information technology issues associated with information acquisition, processing, storage, and delivery. Consideration of the latest trends.
Semester Offered: Spring| Summer


IM 620. The Library Media Program

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundations of K-12 library media programs. State and national standards, licensure requirements, roles and responsibilities of library media specialists, strategies for collaborating with teachers to integrate library media and technology skills into the curriculum, and examination of current issues and trends.
Semester Offered: Fall


IM 621. Reading, Listening, Viewing Guidance and Selection of Resources for Children

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundational skills for the selection and evaluation of P-6 print and digital resources and reading, listening, and viewing guidance programs for the library media specialist.
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 622. Media Selection and Evaluation for Children and Young Adults

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Skills and background provided to select and evaluate resources in the PK-12 environment and to examine reading, listening, and viewing guidance as a process which helps PK-12 students discover and develop literacy awareness in all formats of materials.
Semester Offered: Spring| Summer


IM 623. Reading, Listening, and Viewing Guidance

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Children's and young adult's authors and literature in print and non-print formats. Reading, listening and viewing guidance programs for the school media specialist.
Semester Offered: Spring| Summer


IM 625. Reading, Listening, Viewing Guidance and Selection of Resources for Young Adults

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundational skills for the selection and evaluation of 5-12 print and digital resources and reading, listening, and viewing guidance programs for the library media specialist.
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 626. Accessing and Organizing Information

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Access and organization of information resources and services used in P-12 education, standards and systems for the creation and maintenance of records.
Semester Offered: Spring


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