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Library Training Institute 2017: Syllabus

Institution: South Dakota State University

Contact Person: Kathleen Slocum, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre SD 57501 605-773-8438 Email Link

Instructor of Record: Kathleen Slocum, Email Link

Course prefix, number and Title: SEED 492 Tp: Public Library Institute

Semester/Year: summer 2017

Dates: June 4-9, 2017

Credits: 2

Participants must apply for admission before they can enroll in the course.

Description: In this six-day workshop, participants will learn how to implement teen services, create programming ideas and discover many collection development opportunities available. They will study the teenage brain and learn where to find validated information with available sources. The workshop will include a series of projects, activities and discussions and will conclude with a final exam. In this six-day workshop, participants will learn the components that are necessary to manage an efficient and effective library.

Prerequisites: None

Computer Skills: Students should know how to use Microsoft Word and should know the basics of how to use internet, research databases and other print resources as designated by instructors.

ADA Statement: Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks (or successor) Coordinator of Disability Services (605-688-4504 or Fax, 605-688-4987) to privately discuss your specific needs. The Office of Disability Services is located in room 065, the University Student Union.

Freedom in Learning Statement: Students are responsible for learning the content of any course of study in which they are enrolled. Under Board of Regents and University policy, student academic performance shall be evaluated solely on an academic basis and students should be free to take reasoned exception to the data or views offered in any courses of study. Students who believe that an academic evaluation is unrelated to academic standards but is related instead to judgment of their personal opinion or conduct should first contact the instructor of the course. If the student remains unsatisfied, the student may contact the Department Head, Dean, or both, of the college which offers the class to initiate a review of the evaluation.

Grading: Participating student will receive a pass/fail grade.

Instructional Methodologies: Various articles, websites, lectures, class discussions and small group discussion will be used.

Printouts (Textbook) and other references: A variety of articles and web applications will be used to enhance lectures and group activities.

Contact Hours Table




Contact Hours


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Information & Pre-test



8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Welcome/ Teen Brain /Sheryl Feinstein



1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Brain/ Sheryl Feinstein



8:00 am - 11:30 am

Jasmine: Banned & Challenged Books; Skype with author Zoraida Cordova (YA author)



1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Alissa: school & public library cooperation



6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Brookings Public Library - tour with Ali



8:30 am - 12:00 pm

RCPL CHAOS, Stephen T: makerspaces RCPL



1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Jasmine: Designing Spaces & Collections for teens w/a hands-on time



8:00 am - 10:00 am

Solid Finances/Northwest Financial Teen programming/NDSU and SDSL



10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jasmine: Promoting CTE & Non-traditional career paths in public libraries

4 (2)


1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Review/Panel Discussion



8:00 am - 11:00 am

Review /Final Test/ Daria/ Graduation/ Presentation


If you have any questions contact Kathleen Slocum at the South Dakota State Library. You can email her (Email Link ) or 605-773-8438 or 1-800-423-6665.

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