Intro to Library Services

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in libraries, museums, or information agencies an opportunity to earn college credit. High school academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy can be applied to CVTC's Library & Information Sciences program.

Library employees today have more opportunities than ever before in a variety of different library settings. They are often one of the first place people go for technology help, career exploration, and trusted information. If you have strong organization and customer service skills, enjoy working with people and technology, then explore CVTC's Library & Information Services program. Courses will  help you gain the skills needed for a career at a public library, non-profit, school, or government organization. 

When: August 24, 2020 - May 13, 2021

Location: Online

Fall Course Schedule & Dates: August 24 - December 14, 2020

Course TitleCourse TimeCredits
Online Learning & TechnologiesOnline1
Children's Literature & ServicesOnline3

Spring Course Schedule & Dates: January 18 - May 13, 2021

Course TitleCourse TimeCredits
Young Adult Literature & Services

Course Description

557-129 Online Learning & Technologies (1 Credit)

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to success strategies as an online learner. Different student support services will be introduced such as academic services, advising, diversity and disability resource with an emphasis on online learner support and the use of technologies for the program, including the course management system. In addition, time management and organization concepts will be provided.

557-125 Children's Literature & Services (3 Credits)
This course introduces children's literature and related services in a variety of library types and educational settings. Emphasis will be on evaluating and selecting children's literature, developing engaging displays and activities, incorporating technologies and media into children's services, and presenting children's library materials. Trends, challenges, controversies, and barriers will also be discussed. The scope of this course is children ages 0 to 11.

557-143 Young Adult Literature & Services (3 Credits)
This course introduces adult literature, programming and related services in a variety of library types. Emphasis will be on evaluating, assessing, and selecting adult materials, providing readers ' advisory and reading lists, incorporating technologies and media. Trends, challenges, controversies, and barriers will also be discussed.

Just the Facts

Fall 2020
7 Credit High School Academy

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August 24, 2020 - May 13, 2021

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