[Libs-Or] Online Courses and Webinars from ASCLA

Darci Hanning darci.hanning at state.or.us
Fri Feb 20 08:59:39 PST 2015


The following online courses and webinars are available from ASCLA (Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies) – there are fees associated with these.

·        CEU’s AVAILABLE! Improving Library Services to People With Disabilities<http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaevents/onlinelearning/libraryservices> - March 2 - 29, 2015
 Two live course chat meetings: Chat 1:  Thursday, March 12, 1-2 pm CST.,Chat 2:  Thursday, March 26, 1-2 pm CST.
Explore and create services offered to people with disabilities. Read more and register<http://Improving%20Library%20Services%20to%20People%20With%20Disabilities>.

·        NEW COURSE! An Introduction to Correctional Librarianship<http://www.ala.org/ascla/correctional-librarianship> - March 16 - April 25, 2015

Designed to introduce prison librarianship to participants who have little or no prior knowledge of the field. Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/correctional-librarianship>.

·        CEU’s AVAILABLE! Going to Jail: How Juvenile Books Portray the Prison Experience<http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaevents/onlinelearning/goingtojail>  - April 13 - May 17, 2015

Explore portrayals of the incarceration experience in juvenile and young adult literature. Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaevents/onlinelearning/goingtojail>.

·        NEW COURSE! The Reader-friendly Library - evaluating the visitor experience<http://www.ala.org/ascla/reader-friendly-library> - April 20 - May 31, 2015

This course offers learners a range of reader-centered research tools, supporting material and background theory. Read more and register.<http://www.ala.org/ascla/reader-friendly-library>

·        Accessible literacy online: Options for patrons with disabilities that affect print reading<http://www.ala.org/ascla/accessible-literacy-online> Thursday, March 19, 2015: 2-3:30pm

Participants will learn how patrons with disabilities that affect print reading can access books and periodicals for independent reading online using computers, smartphones or even landline phones. Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/accessible-literacy-online>.

·        Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility<http://www.ala.org/ascla/free-and-affordable-apps-accessibility> Thursday, March 26, 2015: 1-2:30pm

This webinar will focus on free or low cost apps that are useful in serving special populations of all ages. Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/free-and-affordable-apps-accessibility>.

·        One Size Doesn't Fit All: Building a Collection for Youth with Disabilities<http://www.ala.org/ascla/youth-with-disabilities> Tuesday, April 21, 2015: 10-11:30am

Gain a basic understanding of some of the more common disabilities and disorders that children in your community may have (i.e. Down syndrome, ADHD, autism, dyslexia) and what materials your library can provide to support those families better. Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/youth-with-disabilities>.

·        Successful Initiatives in Library Services for People who are Incarcerated<http://www.ala.org/ascla/successful-initiatives> Tuesday, May 05, 2015: 10-11:30am

Participants will be introduced to various types of programming that has been proven effective in prisons and in juvenile detention centers.

Read more and register<http://www.ala.org/ascla/successful-initiatives>.

Darci Hanning * Technology Development Consultant
Library Support and Development Services * Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR  97301
503-378-2527 darci.hanning at state.or.us<mailto:darci.hanning at state.or.us>

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