Praxis 0311/5311 Library Media Specialist Study Guide

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I. NO INVOLVEMENT -- The Library media center is bypassed entirely.

II. SELF-HELP WAREHOUSE -- Facilities and materials are available for the self-starter.

III. INDIVIDUAL REFERENCE ASSISTANCE -- Students or teachers retrieve requested information or materials for specific needs.

IV. SPONTANEOUS INTERACTION AND GATHERING -- Spur-of-the-moment activities and gathering of materials occur with no advance notice.

IV. CURSORY PLANNING -- Informal and brief planning with teachers and students for librarian and library media center involvement -- usually done in the hall, the teachers' lounge, the lunchroom, etc. (Ex., "Here's an idea for an activity and some materials to use." "Have you seen ...?" "What are you doing with your 6th grade? Can I help?")

V. PLANNED GATHERING - Gathering of materials is done in advance of class project upon teacher request.

VI. EVANGELISTIC OUTREACH -- A concerted effort is made to promote the philosophy of an integrated library media center program.

VII. SCHEDULED PLANNING IN THE SUPPORT ROLE -- Formal planning is done with a teacher or group of students to supply materials or activities for a previously planned resource-based teaching unit or project.

VIII. INSTRUCTION DESIGN, LEVEL I -- The library media specialist participates in every step of the development, execution, and evaluation of a resource-based teaching unit. Librarian and LMC involvement is considered as enrichment or as supplementary.

IX. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN, LEVEL II -- The LMS participates in resource-based teaching units where the entire unit content depends on the resources and activities of the LMC program.

X. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT -- Along with other educators, the library media specialist contributes to the planning and structure of what will actually be taught in the school or district
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