[Libs-Or] Not-So-Distant Librarian Free E-learning Workshop (9/14/2010)

Robin Paynter robinpaynter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 12:10:31 PDT 2010

ACRL-Oregon is very pleased to announce its sponsorship of the third in a
series of ACRL National E-learning workshops to meet the continuing
education and networking needs of librarians statewide. The third workshop
of the 2010 series will be:

The Not-So-Distant Librarian: Online Library Instruction to Engage Students
and Faculty<http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/elearning/courses/notsodistant.cfm>

Hone your online instruction skills in a workshop conducted by experts. The
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a leader in distance
education, and its librarians play an active and innovative role in the
school’s online classes.  During this interactive webcast, UMUC librarians
will share practical tips and tools for designing, implementing and
assessing online library instruction.  This instruction method addresses a
variety of learning styles and engages students through active learning
exercises. Fostering peer, faculty, and administration buy-in will also be
discussed.  Consider your perceptions of online library instruction: What
barriers and opportunities do you see? What goals do you have for library
instruction?    After the live event, you will have an opportunity to draft
online instruction materials and receive feedback from the presenters and
other participants via a real-time chat sessions as a follow up to the


*When:*  Tuesday, September 14, 2010.  Doors open at 10:30am  |  workshop
from 11:00am-12:30 pm  |  discussion/networking/lunch time from 12:30 –

*Where:*  Southern Oregon University Library, Electronic Classroom (Room
114) Directions/Parking:  Directions to the SOU library  If attendees need a
parking permit, they should see Ila Haas in Library Administration.

*Who*: *Any interested parties are welcome to attend the live event!*

*Lunch:* Brown-bag!

*Questions?* Contact *Connie Anderson-Cohoon* (541-488-0799 or
anderson at sou.edu)


ACRL Oregon Members will also receive the archived workshop URL shortly
after the live event, so members who are unable to attend the live event can
view its content 24/7 from anywhere!


So You Want to Create an Interactive Information Literacy
19, 2010)
Learn about the experience creating an interactive information literacy
tutorial from beginning to end in collaboration with a multimedia designer
in this ACRL Webcast.  Evaluate the potential of tutorial as an assessment
tool and an opportunity for self-evaluation.

Location: Chemeketa Community College

Robin Paynter
ACRL Oregon Communications Coordinator
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