ERIC Number: ED440629
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Student Handbook, 1999-2000.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.
The purpose of this Student Handbook for the Department of Information Studies (IS) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), is to provide a readily available summary of information from a variety of sources. The Handbook is divided into five sections. The first section, "General Information," includes the IS calendar and provides general information on IS administration, programs sponsored by the Department, IS facilities and resources, campus facilities and resources, student support/services, other student facilities, communication, essential IS and university policies and procedures, programmatic information relevant to all IS students, opportunities for publication, and commencement. The second section, "The MIS Programs," focuses on the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree, discussing courses and course options, faculty counselors/faculty advisors, specialization areas, core courses, specializations and focus areas, the portfolio assessment, and disqualification and appeal of disqualification. The third section, "The Post MLIS Certificate of Specialization," is a general reference for model program for focus area A. The fourth section, "The Doctoral Program," provides information on the doctoral program, including a general description, goals and objectives, stages in the program, academic residence and time-to-degree requirements, an overview of administrative roles, specific information for each of the three stages (course work/written qualifying examination; oral qualifying examination-defense of the dissertation proposal; dissertation /oral defense), yearly formal evaluations, disqualification and appeal of disqualification, and Ph.D. checklist and timetable. The fifth section, "The California Library Media Teacher Credential," includes a general description, enrollment information, and program requirements for the California Library Media Teacher Credential. Appendices present information on grading and graduate methods courses offered by other UCLA departments. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.