ALA TechSource Webinar “Taking Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level”

Event Information

Date: 

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Webinar

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development
Technology/Digital/Web

CEU Hours: 

1.5

Cost: 

$12

Payment: 

LibraryLinkNJ is subsidizing the cost for 10 individual members to take this online training from the American Library Association.  The price to you is just $12! That’s a 75% discount off the list price of $50.

Please send payment (purchase order or check payable toLibraryLinkNJ) to:

LibraryLinkNJ

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Piscataway, NJ 08854

LibraryLinkNJ subsidizes the cost of each class to make high-quality, low-cost training available to staff of member libraries. Please pay registration fees promptly.

IMPORTANTRegistering for this class commits you to submitting payment and to taking the class.  No cancellations or refunds are possible for ALA eLearning discounted offerings.

When LibraryLinkNJ purchases a seat in an ALA eLearning class or course, there is no possibility of our receiving a refund.  This means, if you change your mind about taking this course, we cannot give you a refund.  This is important for you to know, as this is different from the refund policy for LibraryLinkNJ programs.

Descriptions

LibraryLinkNJ will purchase 10 individual registrations for the online, real time ALA TechSource webinar Taking Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level” with Buffy Hamilton

Date and Time:- Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 4:00 – 5:30 pm Eastern

The first 10 members to register by the deadline of 4 PM on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 are eligible for this discount.  A waiting list is available. 

Program Description:

You create value for your library and your own position within it when you become an instructional partner to faculty and a mentor to student researchers. Starting with Course management system tools and citations lists, Buffy J. Hamilton will show you how to use free or inexpensive web-based tools to offer research instruction.  By reaching out to students on the web, you will make instruction available when it’s needed, and this ALA TechSource workshop will help you start a conversation with your community of learners and keep it going.

Topics include

·         Proven strategies for developing meaningful partnerships with instructors and students

·         How to support content standards and teach information literacy using social media

·         A toolbox tour—Google Apps, Twitter,  YouTube, Skype, and more

·         Examples of how innovative librarians are applying these tools today

About the Instructor:

Buffy J. Hamilton is librarian at Creekview High School in Canton, Georgia, where she introduced Media 21, a participatory, transliterate learning environment for research projects. She received a Cutting-Edge Service Award from the ALA's Office for Information and Technology Policy. A 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, Buffy was also named one of Tech & Learning’s 30 EdTech Leaders of the Future. She blogs at The Unquiet Librarian and ALA Learning.

Notes

Online Access Information:

After the registration deadline, all registered participants will receive additional confirmation and webinar access information.

Registration Information

Limit: 

10

Deadline for Registration is 4 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2012.  A waiting list will be available.

IMPORTANTRegistering for this class commits you to submitting payment and to taking the class.  No cancellations or refunds are possible for ALA eLearning discounted offerings.

When LibraryLinkNJ purchases a seat in an ALA eLearning class or course, there is no possibility of our receiving a refund.  This means, if you change your mind about taking this course, we cannot give you a refund.  This is important for you to know, as this is different from the refund policy for LibraryLinkNJ programs.

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