Study in London this summer!
An exciting opportunity to earn six
graduate LIS credits while living in central London is being offered by the
Florida State University School of Library and Information Studies. Two
multimedia production courses, taught by Dr. Nancy Everhart from July 8 to July
29, 2013 at the FSU London Centre, will use this dynamic city and the
surrounding areas as a backdrop for creating projects such as podcasts, social
networking sites, blogs, short films, and digital photography. No prior
experience with these media is required. All classes will be field trip based.
There are online requirements before and after the time in London.
Other pertinent information:
two courses are: LIS 5313 -Digital Media: Concepts and Production and LIS 5362
– Design and Production of Networked Multimedia. Participants must take both
courses and they will be focused on application of media to libraries and
teaching and learning. Students will have the opportunity to apply course
material to their current work situation if desired, or to build a professional
FSU London Centre is housed in a 17th century building that FSU owns in the
heart of 'literary London' and within walking distance to the shopping district
and to the West End theater district. It is less that one block from the
British Museum and a tube stop. Students are housed in flats at the
Centre or in nearby Bloomsbury.
trips to Paris, Oxford, and the Warner Brothers “Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour”
in Leavesdon are included. In Paris we’ll visit the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame
Cathedral, the Louvre, enjoy French cuisine and a cruise on the Seine. Students
can extend their stay in Paris for a full weekend.
field trips are tied to settings of children’s stories like Harry
Potter, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, and Mary Poppins.
Visits to famous landmarks including Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London,
St. Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye, Kensington Palace, Abbey Road, Hyde and
Regent’s Parks, the British Library and numerous museums form the backdrop for
$5895 for both in-state and out-of-state participants. The fee includes
all registration and instructional costs for 6 graduate credit hours; travel on
the Eurostar from London to Paris; all admissions to program social/cultural
activities; welcome and farewell meals; health insurance; international
student ID card; T-shirt; full-time academic and administrative support.
other meals, books and supplies are not included in the cost.
earned in this program may be later transferred into the master’s degree
program at FSU for students who may be accepted at a future date. These
offerings are regularly offered graduate courses.
· Extra time is
budgeted for travel on your own.
to register is December 5, 2012. ($100 deposit is needed to reserve your spot.)
program is open to students from other universities who may wish to transfer
the credits, or to non-students (school librarians, teachers, other librarians or
IT professionals) who are interested in this exciting summer opportunity for
professional development continuing education credits.
For more information (including
accounts from this past summer's participants) and to apply online, visit the
Contact: Dr. Nancy Everhart, ([log in to unmask])
with any questions.