LIBRA 1101 Introduction to Libraries and the Information
Age with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Students will study the operation, evaluation, selection, and uses
of media, hardware, and software. Emphasis on hands-on experience and
creation of a media portfolio.
the ability to operate a variety of audiovisual hardware and software
typically used in libraries.
and explain the appropriate utilization of media hardware and software
in school, public, academic, and special libraries.
how to research, evaluate, and purchase appropriate audiovisual equipment
for the various types of libraries.
students with verification tools for each of the above areas.
|| Create and
design a media portfolio that incorporates the description, evaluation,
suggestions for purchase, and verification of ability to use a variety
of audiovisual equipment.
||LTA 2300 Online is an
interactive course that includes discussions, assignments, and projects.
This is not an independent self-paced course. This course has deadlines
for assignments and projects. This class does not meet on campus.
||Students are required
to select a local mentor for this class. Your assignments will also
require you to visit local libraries and to locate and operate the
equipment and software listed in the syllabus. Your mentor will also
be used to assist you in the evaluation and appraisal sections of
||Students likely to succeed
in this course tend to be highly responsible, self-motivated, and
self-disciplined. Students should have no problem completing assignments
even when the instructor is not there to remind them of the due dates.
Please refer to the Online
College section on Computer
and Internet experience and Succeeding
in Internet Courses to help determine if online courses are right
for you. To register for this course online, go to http://myaccess.cod.edu.
more information about the Library Technology Program at College of
DuPage, refer to our website.