Leadership in Library Services to Children and Youth

Leadership in Library Services to Children and Youth

Students will be introduced to the central principles, professional standards and contexts underpinning library services for children and youth. They will examine the community context of library services for children and youth and develop strategies for informing practice. Students will learn about strategies for maximising opportunities and environments for children and young adults to enhance access and engagement. Students will be introduced to basic processes for the management of library services for children and young adults and will explore policy development, data gathering funding and advocacy. They will explore relevant legal and ethical guidelines for working with children and young adults and become familiar with relevant procedure and policy.

Class Name Leadership in Library Services to Children and Youth
Host School Charles Sturt University
Class Identifier INF516
Credit Value 8 Points
Faculty Dr Kasey Garrison
Course Tool (Online) BlackboardCE
Class Description Students will be introduced to the central principles, professional standards and contexts underpinning library services for children and youth. They will examine the community context of library services for children and youth and develop strategies for informing practice. Students will learn about strategies for maximising opportunities and environments for children and young adults to enhance access and engagement. Students will be introduced to basic processes for the management of library services for children and young adults and will explore policy development, data gathering funding and advocacy. They will explore relevant legal and ethical guidelines for working with children and young adults and become familiar with relevant procedure and policy.
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Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date July 10th, 2017 - October 27th, 2017
Start and End Time
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Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day June 9th, 2017
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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