FPL480 - Field Placement III for Library and Information Technicians
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Field Placement III for Library and Information Technicians
This is a continuation of FPL 380. Students are required to complete field placement to apply the theory and skills they have learned in semesters one to four and to gain work experience. This field placement is in a two-week block taken during the final semester. The student should be close to completion of the program when taking the final placement.
This is a credit subject applicable towards the Library and Information Technician Diploma Program in the School of Legal and Public Administration and the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. It is one of three 70 hour field placements that students must complete to graduate from the program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Perform tasks reflecting the student's progress in the Library and Information Technician Program to date.
2. Perform tasks reflective of a specific type of library.
3. Work under the supervision of a librarian.
4. Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate work habits and attitudes.
5. Describe the collections, services, facilities and operations of the field placement.
6. Discuss the work experience in terms of the student's professional development.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Execute mathematical operations accurately.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
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 email@example.com.
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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.