PROGRAM PRESENTATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Fall, 1999

Chapter 1
Introduction
... Chapter 2
Environment
... Chapter 3
Mission
... Chapter 4
MS Programs
... Chapter 5
Other Programs
... Chapter 6
Faculty
... Chapter 7
Students
... Chapter 8
Governance
... Chapter 9
Facilities
... Chapter 10
Future
... Appendices


Chapter 1:INTRODUCTION
  1. Required Data

  2. Summary of Review Process

  3. Organization of the Report in Relation to the ALA/COA Standards

     

Chapter 2:THE SCHOOL IN ITS ENVIRONMENT
  1. The Institutional Setting

  2. Brief History of the School

  3. Current Status

  4.  

Chapter 3:MISSION AND GOALS OF THE SCHOOL

  1. Review of Mission, Goals and Objectives

  2. Revised Statement of Mission and Identity of the School of Information and Library Science

  3. Themes of the School

  4. Educational Objectives of the MSLS and the MSIS Degree Programs

  5. Assessment of Mission, Goals and Objectives in Relation to ALA/COA Standards

     

Chapter 4:

MASTERíS PROGRAMS PRESENTED FOR ACCREDITATION

  1. Introduction and Context

  2. Need/Demand for Master's Graduates

  3. The Master of Science in Library Science Program (MSLS)

  4. The Master of Science in Information Science Program (MSIS)

  5. Assessment of Master's Programs in Relation to ALA/COA Standards for Curriculum

  6. Curriculum Challenges in the Future

     

Chapter 5:

OTHER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOL

  1. The Doctoral Program

  2. Certificate of Advanced Studies Program

  3. Interdisciplinary Program -- Medical Informatics

  4. Interdisciplinary Program -- Cooperative Archival Program

  5. Undergraduate Minor Program

  6. Continuing Education and Professional Development Programs

Chapter 6:

FACULTY

  1. Overview

  2. Tenure Track Faculty

  3. Faculty Research

  4. Teaching Activities

  5. Service Activities

  6. Assessment of Faculty in Relation to ALA/COA Standards

 

Chapter 7:

STUDENTS

  1. Student Demographics

  2. Enrollment Data

  3. Recruitment and Diversity

  4. Financial Aid

  5. Professional Associations

    • Information and Library Science Students Association (ILSSA)
    • American Library Association (SCALA)
    • Special Libraries Association (SLA)
    • American Society for Information Science (ASIS)
    • Society of American Archivists (SAA)
    • SILS' Alumni Association
    • Beta Phi Mu - Epsilon Chapter

  6. Degrees Awarded

  7. Assessment of Students in Relation to ALA/COA Standards

 

Chapter 8:

LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SCHOOL

  1. Leadership

  2. The School Within the University

  3. Representation in University Governance

  4. Executive Officer of the School

  5. Intellectual Climate of the School

  6. Administrative Staff

  7. Financial Support

  8. Compensation for the Dean, Faculty, and Staff

  9. Professional Development and Financial Aid Funds

  10. Planning and Evaluation Processes

 

Chapter 9:

PHYSICAL RESOURCES AND FACILITIES

  1. Classrooms, Meeting Rooms, and Offices

  2. SILS Library and Other Campus Library Resources

  3. Staff Funding

  4. SILS Laboratories and University Computing Resources

  5. Assessment of Physical Resources and Facilities in Relation to ALA/COA Standards

     

Chapter 10:

FUTURE CHALLENGES AND DIRECTIONS FOR SILS

  1. Overview

  2. General Challenges

  3. Off Campus Challenges for SILS

  4. On Campus Challenges for SILS

  5. Reaffirming Our Direction

 


APPENDICES

Appendix A: People Involved in the Review Process

Appendix B:Location of Manning Hall on Central Campus

Appendix C:Preparation to Work as a Special Librarian or Information Manager

Appendix D:Course Enrollment by Degree Program

Appendix E:Number of Advisees per Faculty by Degree Degree

Appendix F:Quality of Academic Advising

Appendix G:Case Studies of Student Enrollment Patterns

Appendix H:Results of SILS Employer Survey - 1999

Appendix I:Plan for Surveying Current Employers of SILS Graduates

Appendix J:Sample MSLS Advising Grids

Appendix K:School Library Media Certification Information

Appendix L:Survey of Current Students

Appendix M:Student Opinions about the Curriculum

Appendix N:Survey of Alumni

Appendix O:Alumni Employment since Graduation

Appendix P:Relevance of Course Work to Jobs

Appendix Q:Alumni Opinion on Relevant Knowledge/Skills Needed

Appendix R:Alumni Continuing Education Activities

Appendix S:Global Connections (Planning/Discussion Document)

Appendix T:Peer Observation Guidelines

Appendix U:Abridged Curriculum Vitae for Faculty

Appendix V:Faculty Citation Study

Appendix W:Grant Activity of SILS Faculty, 1997-1999

Appendix X:SILS Faculty Teaching Activities

Appendix Y:Faculty and Courses Offered Fall 1996 though Summer 1999

Appendix Z:SILS Faculty Additional Teaching Responsibilities

Appendix AA:Current Faculty Administrative Assignments

Appendix BB:Faculty Planning Day Agenda, September 10, 1999

Appendix CC:Facilities Table

Appendix DD:Faculty Survey of Physical Resources and Technology