The UNK School Librarian program earns National Recognition. For more information, click here .
Endorsement: School Librarian Endorsement
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 30 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree - Teacher Certification
The School Librarian endorsement focuses on developing school librarians with technological expertise. This endorsement may be applied to a Master Science in Education - Instructional Technology degree. Students pursuing this endorsement in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certiﬁcation requirements.
Computer hardware, software and skills required:
TE 810 - Design & Development of Instruction
TE 868 - Copyright, Fair Use, and Ethics
TE 869 - Introduction to School Library Program (Prerequisite for all School Librarian classes - TE 871, TE 872, TE 873, and TE 875)
TE 870 - Developing Web-based Portfolios
TE 871 - Collection Development and Management
TE 872 - Organization of School Library & Technology Resources
TE 873 - Reference Services & Resources
TE 875 - Administration of School Library Program
TE 893 - Field Experiences in School Library
Approved Technology Electives = 3 hours
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a mid-sized comprehensive public university. UNK is one of four institutions in the University of Nebraska system. In a typical year, UNK draws students from 47 states and 50 foreign countries with a total enrollment approaching 7,200 students.
Affordable - UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For tuitions rates, click here.
Accredited Programs - UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Quality Education – UNK offers the same quality distance degree programs and courses that are offered on the campus. The majority of the instruction is taught by credentialed full-time faculty with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching. Students and teaching remain the first priority with faculty at UNK.
Quality Student Support Services – Quality student support services are a hallmark of education at UNK. To help students get started with their online courses, a set of online video tutorials are available, as well as the Online Student Orientation. Other services include library services, discounted software and hardware, a writing center, 24/7 technology help desk, online bookstore, and more.
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How do I get started?
1) To visit with an adviser, contact Mary Volker at firstname.lastname@example.org call 1-308-865-8825.
2) Apply for admission online at http://myblue.unk.edu.
3) Submit $45 application fee online or by mail to the Graduate Office at Founders Hall 2131, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849.
4) Send two official transcripts from all past institutions to the Graduate Office.
5) Once you’ve received an acceptance of admission notiﬁcation, you may register for class by accessing UNK’s MyBlue registration system at http://myblue.unk.edu.
6) After you have registered, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6214 to get started with your online course.
Program Contact: Mary Volker
Department: Teacher Education
Address: College of Education, Room B116, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849