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Continuing Education Opportunities 2010

For current information and blog posts about continuing education opportunities promoted via the ACRL-Oregon website, click on the following categories:

Below is archived information regarding continuing education opportunities and webinars co-sponsored by ACRL-Oregon in 2010:

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

July 13, 2010
Marketing Ideas That Work in Academic Libraries: Pecha Kucha Presentations
This webcast, offered by ACRL’s Marketing Academic and Research Libraries Committee, will provide basic hands-on marketing strategies for academic librarians. Learn about practical ways to market your library and hear from academic librarians who have won national marketing awards.
Location: Portland Community College-Sylvania Campus

July 20, 2010
Check In with Location Based Mobile Services: Foursquare and Libraries
People everywhere are “checking in” using Foursquare and other location-based social networks from their mobile phones. Explore this trend of geo-based mobile/social gaming and its impacts on libraries, information engagement, and learning in this ACRL Webcast.
Location: Oregon State University

September 14, 2010
The Not-So-Distant Librarian: Online Library Instruction to Engage Students and Faculty
Learn practical tips and tools for designing, implementing, and assessing online library instruction in this ACRL Webcast.
Location: Southern Oregon University

October 19, 2010
So You Want to Create an Interactive Information Literacy Tutorial?
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

Announcements of times, exact location, and parking information will be available on LIBS-OR, ACRL-NW, and the ACRL-Oregon Blog before each event. ACRL-Oregon Members will also receive the URL to the archived version of the workshop after the live session, so any member can view the workshop 24/7 from anywhere. The Board is keen to gather feedback from the membership on the series – let us know what you think!

The following organizations offer a variety of online learning opportunities. It is by no means exhaustive and will be added to when new providers are identified.

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) E-learning Website
Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) E-learning Website
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) E-learning Website
Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies

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