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Fall 2014 Session

SLIS 756
Children's Materials

CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 21, 2014

NOTE: Please register for this course no later than Aug. 14, 2014. Students who are not MLIS majors need permission of instructor to enroll.

Online Session Information: There will be live sessions via Adobe Connect on Mondays, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, and Dec. 1, 6 - 7 p.m. ET. Students may participate live online for the class sessions or may view them at a later time; students are responsible for all material. Local students also have the option of attending the classes in Williams-Brice Building, Room 409. Students participating live online may call in with questions. Instructor will post Adobe Connect link in Blackboard prior to the first session. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site at video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.

Syllabus Information: Available online in Blackboard.

Assignment Information: Available online in Blackboard.

Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructors: Elizabeth Hartnett, Karen Gavigan

Graduate Bulletin Course Description: A study of materials intended for children of elementary school age (6-13) with emphasis on the process of evaluating them to meet the educational, cultural, and recreational needs of children.

Information is accurate as of
August 1, 2014, 7:53 am
(Subject to change)

Course Materials
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

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