Oct 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Library and Media Specialist (Certificate)

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A collaborative certificate between the University of Maine, the University of Maine Farmington, and the University of Southern Maine

The Graduate Certificate in Library and Media Specialist is a 100% online program preparing teachers, educational leaders, and resource specialists to facilitate and advocate for equitable access to information for all students. Aligning to the current standards for school librarianship by the American Library Association and the American Association for School Librarians, this program develops the knowledge and skills to manage school library and information services. Students in this program also learn how to:

  • Become an effective educator of learning in the digital age including instruction, assessment, and curriculum development
  • Demonstrate efficient and ethical information-seeking behavior and teach this behavior to students
  • Apply theories of Library Information Science to school libraries including teaching, management, and leadership
  • Strategically plan, facilitate and advocate for flexible, open access to library resources and services
  • Be an ethical, forward-thinking leader in the field of education and in school libraries

 Required for the Certificate in Classroom Technology Integration

  • EDT 515: Dynamic PK-12 Library Management
  • EDT 516: Reference and Research for Digital Age Teaching, Learning and Libraries
  • EDT 520: Digital Age Teaching and Learning Methods
  • EDT 531: Studio for Computing in Learning
  • EDT 561: Technology-Supported Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning

For more information: https://online.umaine.edu/online-graduate-certificate-in-library-and-media-specialist/

 https://online.umaine.edu/contact-us/  or umaineonline@maine.edu



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