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ERIC Number: ED439708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Department of Library and Information Science Student Handbook, 1998-1999.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Graduate School of Education
This Handbook is divided into five main sections. Section one provides general information, including the Library and Information Science (LIS) calendar for 1998-99; LIS administration; programs sponsored by the LIS Department; facilities and resources; campus facilities and resources; student support/services; other student facilities; communication; essential LIS and university policies and procedures; programmatic information relevant to all LIS students; opportunities for publication; and commencement. Section two deals with the MLIS programs, and includes information on cooperative degree programs; courses and course options; faculty counselor/faculty advisor; specialization areas, core courses, specializations and focus areas; the thesis option (Plan 1); the comprehensive examination (Plan 2); the portfolio assessment (Plan 2); and disqualifications and appeal of disqualification. Section three focuses on the post MLS Certificate of Specialization. Section four outlines the Doctoral Program, including a general description; goals and objectives; stages in the doctoral program; academic residence and time-to-degree requirements; overview of administrative roles; course work and the written qualifying exam (Stage 1); Oral qualifying exam (defense of dissertation proposal) (Stage 2); dissertation and oral defense (Stage 3); yearly formal evaluations; disqualification and appeal of disqualification; and Ph.D. checklist and timetable. Section five provides information on the California Library Media Teacher Credential. Grading policy and procedure and a list of graduate methods courses offered by other UCLA departments are appended. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Graduate School of Education