- Library Science
- LS 361 <LSSL 3361> Literature And Related Materials
The historical development, critical analysis, and selection of materials for children. Identification and use of folklore, poetry, imaginative, realistic and informational literature. Stresses developmental needs of children including those of various ethnic groups. Emphasis on motivational techniques. Writing Enhanced. Credit 3. Prerequisite: Must have junior standing or above.
- LS 362 <LSSL 3362> Literature And Related Materials
For Young Adults.
Selection of literature approved selection tools, the preparation of bibliographies, oral and written reports, book talks, critical evaluations annotations, and the sharing of reading experiences. Stresses developmental needs of young adults. Emphasis on motivational techniques. Writing Enhanced. Credit 3. Prerequisite: Must have junior standing or above.
- LS 363 <LSSL 3363> Survey Of Juvenile
Designed to acquaint students with the selection, critical analysis, and historical development of literature for children and young adults. Emphasis will be placed on selecting materials which meet the needs and interest of children and young adults, identifying techniques and strategies which will motivate ALL children and young adults to read and respond to literature, and developing critical abilities for evaluating literature and related materials for children and young adults. A strong multicultural element will also be a part of this course. Writing Enhanced. Credit 3. Prerequisite: Must have junior standing or above.
<LSSL 4110>Library Science Workshop.
This course deals with current topics in school libraries. One semester hour is earned and the course may be repeated for a maximum of three hours. NOTE: Maximum of three hours workshop coursework allowed in a student’s program. Credit 1.
NOTE: Sam Houston State University has adopted a four-digit course numbering system to become effective Summer 2011. Four-digit course numbers are indicated in the course descriptions in orange and within angle brackets < >.