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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. Instructional Message and Visual Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design and production of multimedia presentations. Hardware and software skills for production of visual presentation support materials.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Summer


IM 556. Design and Preparation of Multimedia Presentations

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 or IM 504, IM 455 or IM 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


IM 628. Administration of Media

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic theory and techniques of administering media programs and service. It is recommended that this course be taken during the latter part of the IM program as preparation for the practicum.
Prerequisites: IM 502, IM 620
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Summer


IM 632. Training/Human Resource Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Performance improvement, practices and organizations.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


IM 633. E-learning Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced study of systematic instructional design including m-learning, social learning, and game-simulation.
Prerequisites: IM 404 or IM 504
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 639. Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Programs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Creating instruments for strategic and systematic evaluation of instructional programs and assessment of student learning.
Prerequisites: IM 404 or IM 504
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 646. Facilitating and Administering E-Learning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories and techniques of e-learning process facilitation and administration of distributed education programs and service.
Prerequisites: IM 554
Semester Offered: Even Fall


IM 656. E-learning Authoring

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of e-learning theoretical background to instructional programs including authoring programs and software; selection, utilization, and evaluation of existing programs; individual experience in planning, designing and producing programs.
Prerequisites: IM 456 or IM 556, IM 633
Semester Offered: Spring


IM 680. Internship in Media

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Intern experiences relating to information, instructional design, and organizational media in all their practical facets. May be repeated to maximum of six credits.
Prerequisites: IM 633
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


IM 681. Internship in Technology Integration

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Intern experiences relating to media and technology and instructional design in all their practical facets. May be repeated to maximum of six credits.
Prerequisites: 30 graduate credits in IM or permission.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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