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Course SummaryThe Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) School Library Media Specialist test has been replaced by the NES School Library Media Specialist exam. Take this comprehensive test prep course to get fully prepared for the exam in a few short weeks.
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About This Course
If you are planning on taking the National Evaluation Series (NES) School Library Media Specialist exam, use this course to study all of the concepts you'll need to know. The course contains engaging lessons and practice quizzes that discuss the essentials of library media programs, information literacy, school library management and more. Topics you can expect to study include:
- Library media program roles
- Collaboration/communication in school libraries
- Library media specialist roles/responsibilities
- The development and management of school library environments
- Library media program planning and evaluation
- Literacy promotion strategies
- Information literacy methods and materials
- Young adult and children's literature
- Diverse student group services and resources
- Teaching strategies for school libraries
- Library assessment data and resource management
About the Exam
The NES School Library Media Specialist exam is currently being used for Arizona teacher certification purposes. The exam's three sections assess the subject knowledge that school library media specialists must have, such as The Library Media Program (30%), Promoting Information Literacy Skills (40%) and Program Administration (30%). Test takers must answer 150 multiple-choice questions, and the total exam duration is 3 hours. A score of 220 or higher is needed in order to pass.
NES School Library Media Specialist Exam Preparation and Registration
This course is designed to make your test preparation process simple, convenient and fun. You can use any computer or mobile device to access the course, and its 24/7 availability helps you study whenever you have free time. You can navigate to the chapters you want to review by using your interactive course dashboard. Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you check your understanding of the material, and the chapters included comprehensive multiple-choice exams. If you have any questions about the material, you can submit them to our instructors online. The course also includes a final assessment to help you see if you're ready to sit for the NES exam.
To register for the exam, simply complete the online registration process through the official NES website. Test appointments are available throughout the year, and you can find testing centers in Arizona and other states. The registration process will also have you pay the exam fee and agree to NES testing policies. An official score report will be sent to you a few weeks after your test date.
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