IMPACT: Guidelines for Media and Technology Programs.

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This document provides the set of standards for K-12 library media coordinators and instructional technology facilitators in North Carolina, including tenets on programs, personnel, budgets, resources, and facilities to guide the building of a technology-rich learning environment. Guidelines are provided in the following areas: (1) teaching and learning, including collaboration for instruction, information access, staff development, and public relations; (2) information access and delivery, including making resources accessible, planning and designing facilities for learning, developing educational specifications, educational specifications for school and media/technology spaces, educational specifications for the school library media center, educational specifications for furniture and shelving, and general technology infrastructure for instruction; (3) program administration, including planning the program, being the change agent, advisory committee membership and responsibilities, staffing the program, budgeting for the program, creating and implementing policies and procedures, building support for vision and programs, and issues and myths; (4) system-level guidelines, including system-level leadership, teaching and learning, information access and delivery, and program administration; and (5) research and evaluation, including how to evaluate programs, using output measures for evaluation, a reference chart of measures and what they support, and program evaluation rubrics. Includes a glossary. (Contains 214 references.)
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