Friday, April 12, 2013

Apr-June: Online Professional Development Courses in Library Science

21st Century Library Career Development
Northern Kentucky University Continuing Education Program
Online Professional Development Courses in Library Science

Early Summer Classes (to be taught April 29 to June 21, 2013) are now available for registration.

Communication & Teamwork in Libraries
3 CEU credits; ALA LSSC Certificate Course
Registration Fee:  $380
·         Build Interpersonal communication skills for positive relationships with library users and colleagues.
·         Survey outstanding customer service policies.
·         Identify and practice key skills for successful conflict resolution.
·         Learn listening and nonverbal skills critical for effective performance evaluation.
·         Discover effective tam work and decision-making techniques.

Foundations of Library Services
3 CEU credits; ALA LSSC Certificate Course
Registration Fee:  $380
·         Learn the rich history of libraries and librarians as positive agents within their communities.
         Study the wide-ranging issues connected with ethical support of open access to information resources.
         Survey traditional categories of library functions and departments while considering innovative trends in library organizations.
         Delve into professional reports of creative staffing organizations and new roles for librarians and support staff members.

Online Anytime Course; Register Today, Begin Class Immediately and Proceed At Your Own Pace

Become A Tech Tool Star:  Cost Effective Technology in Your Library
1 CEU credits; Registration Fee:  $125

·         Explore easy, low-cost or free web and technology tools to enhance marketing efforts, instructional programming, reference assistance, assessment, and more in your library. 
·         Experiment s with mobile apps for reference service, Prezis, screencasting, and QR Codes are only a few examples of the resources that you will learn to use like an expert.  In addition, web tools and mobile applications for streamlining your own daily tasks will be presented.
·         Learn straight-forward steps to successfully use of each tool and have time to experiment with applications in your own library.

Participants will be invited to join the workshop’s Facebook page to share experiences as they apply the Tech Tools introduced in the Workshop.

To register for these and other available classes, or for more information:
Link to, and click in Library Science in the main menu.
Choose Facilitated Courses (for the early Summer classes) or Online Anytime (for Tech Tool Star.)

Via email, contact for additional information.

Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library and College of Informatics offers a fully online Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Library Informatics
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