[Libs-Or] Registration Open: Free ALA Webinar on Digital Literacy and Libraries

Emily Ford fordemily at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 14:17:33 PST 2012

Did you miss the last session on Digital Literacy and Lifelong Learning?*
Curious about this series? Registration for the second event in the series
is now available!**

*You can still view the last session here:

*Registration Open: Free ALA Webinar on Digital Literacy and Libraries*

Posted on December 3,
Wright <http://www.districtdispatch.org/author/jazzy/>


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How do librarians and educators keep up with the continual stream of new
advancements? How do they motivate and support library staff in staying

To facilitate a national dialogue on digital literacy education, the
American Library Association (ALA) will host the free webinar “Assessing
Digital Literacy: Outcomes and
on December 11, 2012 from 7:00-8:00p.m. EST. (RSVP
now<alawash at alawash.org?subject=Digital%20Literacy>

The December webinar, which will be hosted by the ALA Office for
Information Technology Policy (OITP) and the ALA Digital Literacy Task
Force, is a follow-up to the highly attended web-based forum that the ALA
hosted in November.****

Attendees will hear from participants who are exploring ways to measure the
effectiveness of digital literacy programs. Speakers include:****

   - Karen Hanson, federal program officer, National Telecommunications and
   Information Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce****
   - Julie Coiro, assistant professor, University of Rhode Island School of
   - Moderated by: Renee Hobbs, ALA Office for Information Technology
   Policy Fellow****

To RSVP for the webinar (which will be streamed live at
http://www.districtdispatch.org/digilit12/), email OITP Assistant Director
Marijke Visser at
alawash at alawash.org<alawash at alawash.org?subject=Digital%20Literacy>,
using “Digital Literacy” in the subject line.****

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