Innovative Webinar Series

Hot Topic: Digital Literacy Basics Webinar – Session 1: October 10, 7am-10am PDT

References interviews, homework help, embedded library services — Moments of library opportunity. Chances to demonstrate library’s and librarians’ ability to affordably and accessibly mitigate the risks of the digital age. But where do we begin? How do we go beyond helping patrons recognize fake news, to facilitating their acquisition of reliable answers to the questions that count? Better yet, how do we start to measure and communicate the positive impacts of our efforts to educators, funding agencies, and the public at large?

Join Innovative Business of Library Consultants and invited MLIS information literacy educators for an introductory survey of modern literacy education techniques and real world examples of how working libraries are using these techniques to demonstrate their ability to deliver cost effective, tangible results in a digital world. Walk away prepared to foster literacy education in your library and start the move toward measurable impact.

Course Outline:
Digital Literacy Myths
Debunking the Myths
Immediate Take Aways — Literacy Education You Can Do Today @ Your Library

Duration:
2, two-hour sessions
**THIS SESSION** Session 1 – Tuesday, October 10 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am PDT

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SESSION 2 – Tuesday, October 17 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am PDT