All courses are taught online using a variety of tools to provide an interactive learning environment.
INST 650 – Facilitating Youth Learning in Informal and Formal Environments
Foundational concepts in YX programs and services, principles in working with youth and children, introduction to theory/approaches to inquiry, resources, and services related to the information needs and interests of youth and children.
INST 651 – Promoting Rich Learning with Technology
Key theories about how people learn, types of learning that can happen with technology, and integration of technologies to facilitate rich learning experiences.
INST 652 – Design Thinking and Youth
Youth-driven learning environments, participatory design, and design thinking that inform library practices with youth for youth using design principles.
INST 794 – Capstone in YX
Students will leverage existing community partnerships or build new partnerships that will allow them to put all the skills that they have learned in the first three courses into practice.