The Special Class Authorization for Digital Literacy and Information Theory will prepare Teacher Librarians to serve as instructors of record to teach digital literacy and information theory in PK-adult face-to-face and online settings. The Special Class Authorization allows the holder of a service credential to teach content related to their area of service in departmentalized classrooms in preschool, K-12, and classes organized primarily for adults. The holder of a Teacher Librarian Services Credential who completes the additional standards and earns a Special Class Authorization will be able to teach departmentalized courses in information and digital literacy, including the nature, architecture, and cycle of information and digital citizenship for the ethical, legal, and safe use of information and technology.
For more information please contact Matthew Reimers, CCPE Program Developer, at (562) 985-8222 or Matthew.Reimers@csulb.edu or contact Dr. Lesley Farmer, Teacher Librarian Coordinator, at (562) 985-4509 or Lesley.Farmer@csulb.edu. Visit http://www.ctc.ca.gov/educator-prep/standards/Teacher-Librarian-Service-Credential.pdf.
Information and digital literacies; principles and theories for integrating technologies into learning environments to improve planning, designing, and implementing learning experiences; issues of technology planning, collaboration, and assessment; and digital citizenship. Course meets Level II Technology Standards. Letter grade only (A-F).
Fee: $299 per unit