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Applying for Graduate School

Submit an application form, two letters of reference, official transcript(s), and a GRE or MAT test score to: School of Graduate Studies P.O. Box 271 Montgomery, AL 36101-0271 334-229-4275

Many of the required forms and the Graduate catalog are located on the School of Graduate Studies home page: http://www.alasu.edu/academics/graduatestudies/index.aspx Once admitted into the LEM program, students must meet with their advisor each semester. Any student inactive for two or more consecutive semesters must reapply to the School of Graduate Studies.

Alabama State University is one of six institutions in Alabama granting Degrees/Certification for Library Media Education at the levels of Master and Educational Specialist.

Alabama State University http://www.alasu.edu/

Faculty Agnes H. Bellel, Ph.D. LEM/EDT Professor Program Coordinator, ISP Abernathy Hall, Room 314 334-229-8801 abellel@alasu.edu Joseph Freedman, Ph.D. LEM/EDT Professor, ISP Abernathy Hall, Room 306 334-229-5060 jfreedman@alasu.edu Averil Loague, Ph.D. LEM/EDT Asst. Professor, ISP Abernathy, Room 310 334-229-4462 aloague@alasu.edu Peter Macchia, Ph.D. LEM/EDT Professor, ISP Abernathy Hall Room 312 334-229-4257 pmacchia@alasu.edu

Library Education Media Alabama State University

Preparing highly qualified educators in the areas of school library media and technology

Carolyn Starkey, Ed.S. LEM/EDT Asst. Professor, ISP Abernathy Hall, Room 308 334-229-6832 cstarkey@alasu.edu Sonya Webb, Ed.D. LEM/EDT Asst. Professor, ISP Abernathy Hall, Room 311 334-229-8651 swebb@alasu.edu

Mrs. Betty Howard, Administrative Assistant Instructional Support Program 334-229-6829 FAX 334-229-6831 bhoward@alasu.edu Dr. Allen Stewart, Interim Department Chair Instructional Support Programs Dr. John Gooden, Dean College of Education Dr. Karyn Sissum- Gunn Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

~Embracing the New Paradigm~

A & AA Certification Masters of Education Educational Specialist


Our Mission To contribute to this organizational mission, faculty in the department are dedicated to presenting knowledge through their teaching, expanding it through their research, and applying it in direct service to the learner, their families, professional colleagues in schools, and related agencies. The mission of the Department of Instructional Support is three-fold. Specific objectives are: To identify, create knowledge and skills that address the development, educational needs of children, youth and their families. To disseminate this knowledge through high quality initial preparation and continuing educational programs for professionals who seek to be exceptionally competent in meeting those needs. Develop candidates who will be reflective practitioners, change agents, life-long learners, and engage in research driven decision making.

Programs

Requirements

Library Education Media

Other Classes M.Ed. and A Level Certification Only

Certification: A and AA level Degrees: Master of Education & Educational Specialist Program Requirements: M.Ed. Class A Certification LEM Core Classes ...................................... 5 Classes Technology Classes .................................... 3 Classes Foundations .............................................. 3 Classes Internship-300 clock hours Non Degree Class A Certification Only LEM Core Classes ....................................... 5 Classes Technology Classes .................................... 3 Classes Internship-300 clock hours Education Specialist Class AA Certification LEM Core Classes ....................................... 5 Classes Research ................................................... 2 Classes Foundations .............................................. 2 Classes Practicum .................................................. 1 Class Electives.................................................... 2 Classes Non Degree Class AA Certification Only LEM Core Classes ....................................... 5 Classes Research ................................................... 2 Classes Foundations .............................................. 2 Classes Practicum .................................................. 1 Class Electives.................................................... 2 Classes

Technology Classes EDT 574 Computer Based Instructional Technology EDT 575 Current and Emerging Technologies EDT 576 Integration of Technology into the K-12 Curriculum 300 Clock Hours of Internship LEM 520 Internship in Library Media I (100 hours) LEM 521 Internship in Library Media II (100 hours) LEM 522 Internship in Library Media III (100 hours) Foundations EDU EDU EDU EDU EDU

Other Classes Educational Specialist and AA Certification Only

Core Classes M.Ed. and A Level Certification Only LEM 500 Literature for Children & Young Adults LEM 508 Collection Development and Management LEM 511 Communication Technology & Instructional Design LEM 512 Administration of Media Programs LEM 519 Reference & Reference Service Education Specialist and AA Certification LEM 570 Legal Basis of Library Education LEM 613 Advanced Educational Media Programs LEM 501 Readings in Instructional Technology LEM 600 Seminar in Library Media LEM 625 Research in Library Media EDU 691 Education Specialist Practicum

527 Human Development and Behavior or 541 Advanced Educational Psychology 531 Modern Issues in Education or 554 Contrasting Philosophies of Education 512 Educational Research

Foundations

EDU 655 Issues in Educational Foundations LEM 611 Advanced Curriculum Development Research LEM LEM LEM LEM

696Thesis I 697 Thesis II 698 Field Study 699 Field Study Electives for Ed.S.

EDU 511 Statistical Techniques, Research, and Evaluation LEM 502 Preparation of Instructional Material LEM 517 Organization of information Resources LEM 605 Visual Literacy Plus other Advisor -approved electives in Reading and Education


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