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CofC Libraries Instruction Program: LIBR 106

CofC Librarians and Archivists are available to provide both scheduled and point of need instruction to ensure users have access to regular and timely instruction in the use of library and other learning/information resources.

LIBR 106: Special Topics

LIBR 106 is a special topics course, focused in an area related to library and information science, in specific disciplines, or allied fields. This course examines special topics and specific subject matter reflecting both student and faculty interest. Select examples of special topics include data visualization, data management and organization, digital literacy, the history of the book, data preservation, archival practices, paper conservancy, data curation, metadata and description in digital humanities, and introduction to mapping.

Submit a LIBR 106 Proposal

Course Syllabi

Elena Rodriguez is the designated reviewer for LIBR 106 syllabi. Prior to instructing, please email your syllabus to Elena for review.

All LIBR 106 Syllabi needs to contain the course goals and student learning outcomes detailed in your LIBR 106 proposal. The following links from Academic Affairs will assist you in crafting your syllabus.

Faculty must state on their syllabi how they will verify attendance, regardless if the student has entered the OAKS course. This is pertinent to us since we are asynchronous online, and students may enter our course without completing or reviewing anything.

  • Example: If a syllabus states attendance is verified by the completion of a syllabus quiz, and the student does not complete this activity and is unresponsive to communication attempts, removing them from the grade roll is appropriate.

If a student has “verified” their attendance but is failing to complete work in the course, faculty should communicate/ discuss options with the student which may include withdrawing from the course with a W by the deadline set on the Academic Calendar. 

Express I

  • Use the special column in “final grades” on the Faculty Tab in MyCharleston by the date specified on the academic calendar.

Express II 

  • Deletions from the grade roll should be submitted within the week specified by the class roll verification date on the academic calendar. 

As of Fall 2020, WA is no longer a grade option, as voted on by Faculty Senate. Adjustments to existing attendance statements should be made accordingly.

  • Example: Since WA was the equivalent to an F, it is recommended to change our syllabus statements for excessive absences to “you will fail the course” instead of “you will receive a WA."​​​​​