Training

Events

  • ProQuest SIRS Discoverer Across the Curriculum

    Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

    SIRS Discoverer from ProQuest is a multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners (K-8). It can also have application for high school English language learners or students with special learning needs. This session provides an overview of the SIRS Discoverer Guided Research interface, major content sets, research tools, and essential functions. Locate and choose resources for enhancing student research and educator engagement.

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  • What To Know About Web Accessibility If You Work In A Library

    Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

    Feeling unsure about where to start with web accessibility? This webinar will help you get started with making sure that your library’s website and digital content can be accessed and understood by all patrons. Facilitators will provide an introduction to this topic and will lead breakout rooms on the following skills:

    • Creating accessible web pages and documents
    • Using assistive technology with patrons with disabilities
    • Evaluating your library’s web accessibility with automated checkers


    Be prepared for hands-on training and resources to bring back to your library!

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  • Analysis and Design for Info Lit Instruction

    Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: Online - At Your Computer

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    This webinar is the second in a three part series that will equip attendees with a strong foundation in instructional design techniques and planning skills that will allow them to expertly instruct educational and learning experiences specifically addressing Information Literacy.

    This session will introduce analysis and backward design. We’ll talk about analyzing your learners and your unique instructional contexts. We’ll cover the basics of lesson planning, and we will practice using the backward design process to write measurable learning objectives.


    *This webinar is brought to you by the Professional Development Alliance - a group of library consortia committed to sharing learning opportunities across their member libraries.

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