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School Library Survey 2023-2024 is a Course

School Library Survey 2023-2024

Mar 4, 2024 - May 3, 2024
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Completing the 2023-24 School Library Survey for Credit (NEW this year!) 

 

The school librarian can choose to complete the School Library Survey for 6 CECHs (continuing education credit hours) as a part of the School Library Survey Course. 

 

The school librarian will be required to complete 6 hours of coursework which includes watching short informative video presentations, completing reflections about their school library, creating an Annual Report using the data collected for the SLS, and submitting the survey. 

 

*If a school librarian is completing multiple surveys for schools in their district, they can only receive credit for the completion of one SLS and will submit the other school surveys for no credit.  

 

School Library Survey Course Syllabus

Course Dates: March 4 - May 3, 2024

Course Platform: Canvas (asynchronous, online)

Facilitated By: SD State Library

Contact Information: Scottie Bruch, scottie.bruch@state.sd.us

Credit: Earn 6 CECHs for successful completion of the course

 

Module 1 (45 minutes)

  • READ: General information about the School Library Survey

  • VIEW: Video presentation on Why Data Matters

  • REFLECT: Reflection activity on what makes your library special

Module 2 (45 minutes)

  • READ: Information about the School Library PLACE

  • VIEW: Video presentation on The Library as the Heart of the School

  • COMPLETE: Sections 1 and 2 of the SLS Worksheet

  • REFLECT: Reflection activity on your library's place

Module 3 (45 minutes)

  • READ: Information about the School Library PROFESSIONAL

  • VIEW: Video presentation on The Librarian as the Heartbeat of the School

  • COMPLETE: Section 3 of the SLS Worksheet

  • REFLECT: Reflection activity on your library's professional(s)

Module 4 (45 minutes)

  • READ: Information about the School Library PROGRAM

  • VIEW: Video presentation on School Library Programming

  • COMPLETE: Section 4 of the SLS Worksheet

  • REFLECT: Reflection activity on your library's program

Module 5 (3 hours)

 

  • COMPLETE: The School Library Survey

  • CREATE: Your Annual Report

  • SUBMIT: The End-of-Course Survey

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