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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LIS6946

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2011-07-10
Campus:
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): - Section Type- change from I to O - Grading change from R to S
Comments: GC reviewed 11/1/10 - approved pending confirmation of action with state. Cleared - back to GC for review 2/18/11. Title too long; fixed 3/11/11. To GC for review. Approved 3/21/11. to System 3/24/11. To SCNS 4/1/11. Apprd eff 4/19/11


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2183 2009-09-28
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Library and Information Science AS 124800
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    JungWon Yoon jyoon@cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    LIS 6946 Supervised Fieldwork

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 I - Internships (Including Practicum) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Supervised Fieldwork
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    - 0

    Prerequisites

    Consent of Instructor

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    A minimum of 120 hours of supervised work in an approved cooperating library. Includes practice work, seminar sessions and individual and a summary report evaluating the field experience. Normally students enroll in the course during their last semester.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    The fieldworks have a professional supervisor in the workplace who is not paid by the university. The LIS instructor in charge of the fieldwork serves as an off-site supervisor. Both the student and the on-site supervisor turn in a report on the activities of the fieldwork. Since the hours worked by the student are for the purpose of practical, professional experience, S/U is an appropriate grade.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    "To provide the student with an opportunity to work closely with a professional in a library.

    To provide the student with projects and assignments that demonstrate how principles and theory are integrated in a specific setting.

    "

    B. Learning Outcomes

    "Upon completion of Supervised Fieldwork, the student will be able

    to describve the type of library or information center in which the student works, providing details about the mission and goals.

    to describe the administrative organization, resources, services and clientele of the library or informration agency.

    To relate classroom instruction in the graduate program to applied professional praceice, as applicable

    To perform duties in a representative range of fuctional areas (information services, automated systems, materials selection and acquisitions, etc in one or more areas of concentration

    To show, through one or more evaluations by supervisors, that he/she had a successful experience and has worked collaboratively with staff in the agency in which the fieldwork was done.

    To reflect upon the experience in communication with the coordinator and in the final report."

    C. Major Topics

    "information services,

    administrative organization,

    professional practice"

    D. Textbooks

    No textbooks required.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



- if you have questions about any of these fields, please contact chinescobb@grad.usf.edu or joe@grad.usf.edu.