EDUCATIONAL MEDIA (EDM)
EDM 301/501 Cr. 3
Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials
Principles and methods of
evaluation and selection of print and nonprint materials. Emphasis on
standard selection sources; building an adequate collection of
learning materials; establishing of selection policies. Offered Sem.
EDM 310/510 Cr. 3
A basic course in literature
for children of the primary grades through middle school. Special
emphasis is given to picture books, easy books, story books,
informational materials, folklore and poetry. Modern trends in the
literature for this age level are highlighted. A short unit on
censorship is included. Nonprint material is used selectively.
Prerequisites: three credits in 200-level English courses and junior
or senior standing. (Not open for credit in the English minor except
for elementary/middle education minors.) (Cross-listed with ENG; may
only earn credit in EDM or ENG.)
EDM 315/515 Cr. 3
Survey of literature suitable
for reading by adolescent boys and girls. Primarily for
middle/secondary education students. Prerequisite: three credits in
200-level English courses. (Not open for credit in the English minor
except for education minors.) (Cross-listed with ENG; may only earn
credit in EDM or ENG.)
EDM 320/520 Cr. 1-3
This course is designed to
assist students in the development of storytelling skills through the
investigation of historic and ethnic storytelling traditions, the
analysis of oral story presentation and supervised practice of varied
storytelling techniques. A wide variety of story types and telling
practices will be demonstrated for and used by participants. The
connection between curriculum and the oral tradition will be a major
emphasis of the course. Offered occasionally.
EDM 335/535 Cr. 3
Introduction to Cataloging and Classification
Techniques of bibliographic
form and their applications, including simple classification and
cataloging of print and nonprint materials. Includes assigned
laboratory work. Prerequisite: EDM 317. Offered Sem. II.
EDM 342/542 Cr. 3
A major emphasis is on
enhancing and expanding perception. Experiences, discussions and
practice in exploring, recognizing, sorting, manipulating and
interpreting visual materials and qualities are provided. There is
clear recognition that the visual and verbal experiences must
interact and support one another. Offered occasionally.
EDM 402/602 Cr. 3
An extensive review of the
theory, operation, and utilization of the electronic media used in
education. Copyright considerations, censorship of nonprint media,
and selection of equipment and materials are discussed. Many
practical skills needed by the media specialist are demonstrated.
Prerequisites: EDM 317 and EDM 301/501. Concurrent enrollment in
301/501 allowed. Offered Sem. I.
EDM 433/633 Cr. 3
Administration of School Media Programs
Problems in management of
integrated school media programs (K-12). Includes the procedures,
background, objectives, selection, utilization and administration of
the various communications media as well as finance and evaluation
standards of various services, and the teaching of library media
skills. Prerequisites: EDM 301/501, 335/535, and 402/602. Concurrent
enrollment in 335/535 allowed. Offered Sem. II.
EDM 461/661 Cr. 3
A broad survey of general
reference services, sources and problems. Emphasis on subject areas
of social sciences, humanities, sciences and technology.
Prerequisites: EDM 301/501 and 402/602 or concurrent enrollment.
EDM 470/670 Cr. 1-3
Symposium in Educational Media
Studies in education of
interest to specific groups. Varying topics will be offered at
intervals with a specific title assigned to each. Prerequisites:
junior standing and admission to teacher education. Repeatable for
credit -- maximum 6. Departmental option for Pass/Fail grading.
EDM/EFN 475/675 Cr. 1-3
Special Topics Seminar in Education
Special topics in education
not covered by current education courses taught in the department.
The particular topic selected to be determined by the department
according to the current need and interest. Prerequisite: admission
to teacher education, or certifiability as a teacher, or consent of
the department chair. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6.
(Cross-listed with EFN; may only earn 6 credits total in EDM and EFN.)
EDM 701 Cr. 3
Curriculum and Media Utilization
Analysis of elementary and
secondary school curriculum development. Course activities develop an
understanding of learning theory and the role of educational media in
the learning process.
EDM 710 Cr. 3
Preparation of Instructional Materials
Design and preparation of
instructional materials for use by teachers and media specialists in
schools, business and industry. Presents advanced techniques for the
utilization of mounting, lettering, computer graphics and other
illustration techniques for such final products as paste-ups,
transparencies, slide-tape series and displays. A laboratory fee is
charged. Materials produced from individually exercised options are
retained by the students. Offered Summer Session, even-numbered
EDM 711 Cr. 3
Communications Media Design
Analysis of the step-by-step
approach to educational design. Instructional development models that
consist of describing, implementing, and evaluating educational
prototypes are employed. Project includes the preparation and
development of a systematically designed unit of instruction.
EDM 731 Cr. 3
television programs. Practical experience in the production of single
and multi-camera instructional videotapes.
EDM 734 Cr. 2-3
Instructional design and
production of a television program for campus utilization in a chosen
curriculum area. Intern has choice of educational television or cable
television experiences. Prerequisite: EDM 731.
EDM 740 Cr. 2-3
Library Media Applications of Microcomputers
Microcomputer based operations
such as circulation systems, catalog systems, data base searching,
and applications software are covered. Also included are the
selection of software and hardware, and the role of the library as a
computer resource center. Prerequisites: EDM 335/535, EDM 433/633.
(Not open to students who have credit in EDM 488/688.) Offered summer
session, even-numbered years.
EDM 751 Cr. 2
Seminar in Media Research and Learning
Readings, papers, and
discussion of current research in educational media.
EDM 760 Cr. 2-3
Introduction to Educational Research
Emphasis on the concepts and
current processes associated with historical, descriptive, and
experimental studies. The identification and examination of print and
nonprint material sources used in retrieving information will be
studied. Practice will be given in reviewing and critiquing current,
published research studies and in developing a proposal for a
EDM 772 Cr. 3
School Media Supervisor
Role of the school media
supervisor, director, coordinator, or consultant on state, regional,
district levels. How this person functions in educational
administration, curriculum development, centralized acquisition and
processing centers. Principles and problems involved. Offered summer
session, odd-numbered years.
EDM 773 Cr. 3
Current Trends in Literature for Children and Young Adults
A course designed to study new
and recent trends in literature for children and young adults.
Thematic approach for discussion of emerging trends such as sexism;
cultural and ethnic backgrounds in books for children and young
adults; troublesome titles; and censorship. Prerequisite: EDM or ENG
310 and/or EDM or ENG 315.
EDM/C-I/EFN/RDG/SOC 796 Cr. 1-2
Directed readings or
presentation of material not available in formal departmental courses
under the supervision of an assigned staff member. Repeatable for
credit -- maximum 4. (Cross-listed with C-I, EFN, RDG, and SOC; may
only earn 4 credits total in EDM, C-I, EFN, RDG, and SOC.)
EDM 799 Cr. 2-6
As the culminating experience
in a graduate program, the student is given
three alternative opportunities: 1) Complete a practicum in a
library/ instructional media center; 2) produce an expressive or
instructional program of professional proportions; 3) select a
problem for individual study and write a seminar paper. In options 2
and 3, the student will develop a performance contract with a project
committee. A written narrative may be required as a companion to the
project. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6.