Not-So-Distant Librarian E-learning Workshop (9/14/2010)

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 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

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 webcast. 


When:  Tuesday, September 14, 2010.  Doors open at 10:30am  |  workshop from 11:00am-12:30 pm  |  discussion/networking/lunch time from 12:30 – 1:00pm

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



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 Tutorial? (October 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

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