LIT210 - Library Promotions

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Subject Title
Library Promotions

Subject Description
This subject focuses on the creation and review of products for library promotion. Some of the products covered include displays and exhibits, handouts and bookmarks, and web pages.

Credit Status
This is a credit subject towards the Library and Information Technician Diploma program offered through the School of Legal, Public and Office Administration and the Faculty of Continuing Education.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create promotional materials appropriate to type of library and activity.

2. Apply elements of design to promotional products.

3. Create displays, bookmarks, notices, simple newsletters and other promotional materials.

4. Participate effectively in a group when creating promotional products.

5. Evaluate the quality and appropriateness of various promotional products.

6. Create basic web pages.

7. Use some Web 2.0 tools.

8. Discuss the principles and techniques of library promotion.

9. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.

Essential Employability

1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, visual forms that fulfills the purpose and the needs of the audience.

2. Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

3. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

4. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

5. Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

6. Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

7. Show respect for the diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.

8. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

9. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

10. Take responsibility for one?s own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.