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Planning & Evaluating Library Media Programs - Chapter Summary
In this engaging chapter, you'll review successful methods for planning and evaluating library media programs. Topics include determining the needs of the community library and setting goals to meet those needs. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Ensure library policies, goals and procedures are aligned
- Implement successful learning standards in the library
- Plan library programs strategically
- Evaluate library media programs using specific strategies and methods
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1. Aligning Library Goals, Policies & Procedures
If you work in a school library, you probably think a lot about how to run your program ethically and in alignment with the goals and policies of the school. This lesson discusses some of the strategies that might help you meet this objective.
2. Learning Community Library Needs: Determination & Goals
As a librarian at a school, you have a responsibility to serve and meet the needs of your community. This lesson discusses what it means to determine community library needs, and set responsible goals in alignment with these needs.
3. Library Learning Standards: Implementation Strategies
It is one thing to know about library learning standards, but it can be another thing to implement them. This lesson discusses implementation strategies for library learning standards in a school setting.
4. Strategic Planning in Library Programs
If you are a library media specialist at a school, you might benefit from creating a strong strategic plan. This lesson discusses what strategic planning can look like in the school library context.
5. Library Media Program Evaluation: Methods & Strategies
In this lesson, you will learn how to successfully evaluate your library media program through data collection and analysis. You will also learn how to report your data to school stakeholders and make strategic program adjustments.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - School Library Media Specialist (041): Practice & Study Guide course
- Roles of the Library Media Program
- Roles & Responsibilities of the Library Media Specialist
- School Library Communication & Collaboration
- Developing & Managing the School Library Environment
- Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students
- Methods & Materials for Information Literacy Skills
- Children's & Young Adult Literature
- Resources & Services for Diverse Student Groups
- Instructional Strategies for School Libraries
- Assessment & Data for School Librarians
- Management of Library Resources
- OAE School Library Media Specialist Flashcards